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Power issue My camera won't let me take any pictures. I have tried multiple batteries (all fresh and new) but I still receive the signal that there is low battery. When I actually take the picture it goes to a blue screen saying battery empty Can you help me?

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Re: Power issue

1st place to try is the Olympus tech support team This may be a manufacture issue. Certainly if it is in the warranty period or shortly thereafter where a refurbished model may be on offer. Other than that there will be no 'Repair option that makes economic sense I fear.

Posted on Jun 16, 2007

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you might have cooked it..... fresh alkaline batteries carry a voltage of about 1.7v.
try turning it on/off multiple times to see if it will clear the fault.

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It probably has hardware issues now (mainboard) Time to buy a new one! As fixing it might cost more than buying a new and much better digital camera with rechargeable battery packs.

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Have you recently replaced the batteries? Or are you using rechargeable batteries? Lack of enough "Juice" could allow for the flash to not charge up (Orange) therefore not allowing the camera to get the correct exposure (Green). I would try new fresh batteries or a new battery pack. If that doesn't fix the issue it must be a bad circuitry in the body that is shorting not letting the flash charge.


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-Take out the CR1220 battery (the little round one).

-When you replace it, put a bit of aluminum foil against the back, between the battery and the plastic holder, to make it a nice tight fit. One layer won't do it, but don't put in half the roll.

-Put it back in. Done

Using a fresh battery & clean it all with alcohol = good idea as well. Worked for me.


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Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.

The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.

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no u can't do that stupids never take out tha card now u messesd up big time sorry

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