Question about Olympus Mju Tough 8000 Compact Digital Camera
Hi, my daughter has the camera on holiday in Bali and is having trouble with the screen going on and off. The camera lights and shutter sounds ok, but the screen is black. Any ideas? She charged it over night and changed the card. It did come on for a short while and is now going on and off. It's making it difficult to take photos and know if they are being saved, as the camera also has no view finder!
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: camera does not take pictures
The problem you are describing is a problem with one of the chips in the camera that controls image processing. It seems to have failed and needs to be replaced. Following are the instructions to send your camera to Olympus for service.
Olympus will charge a flat rate repair fee for this product if beyond the one year factory warranty or the warranty is voided. The cost is $98 plus your local sales tax. This covers parts and labor, factory cleaning and diagnostic check, 6 month warranty and the cost of shipping the product back to you is all included in that price.
Posted on Jun 03, 2009
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Always check the batteries first, try another freah set but if is it still giving the same fault, your camera is faulty.
It should be taken to an authorized repair centre for a repair estimate. Very few digital cameras have any user-serviceable parts.
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Posted on Dec 03, 2009
Apparently some problem in the inside of the camera with the lens assembly or something is disconnected. You can get in touch with the repairs of the Olympus company and see what repairs would cost. I am almost sure that the repair is going to be more than the camera is worth to you.
Many times dirt or dust can cause problems with the lens. Also this can be caused by internal problems which means repairs. In my experience with these small cameras, the lens repairs have been some of the hardest repairs to complete correctly. That is not saying that it cannot be done. If the lens is taken apart or removed, the camera should be re-calculated on a computer with the right software.
Posted on Apr 15, 2010
i have the same problem too. Mine is mju tough 6010 and it just beeps and switch off. The metal cover in front of the lens won't open. Mine is just 1 month old.
Posted on Sep 14, 2010
you can't shoot in black and white but you can take a picture and change it to black and white.after taking your picture use the color edit option at playback.arrow right or left to choose the picture then press the ok button.use the right and left arows again to select desired color and press the ok button again.this will save a seperate image copy of you original only in black and white.
hope this helps.
Posted on Jan 09, 2011
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