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No Power when the on switch is toggled.

When the On switch is set to on there is no power. I can see a faint flashing of the LCD display and hear a clicking noise coming from within the body of the camera. However, when I insert the USB cable tethered to the computer I intermittingly get the lens servo coming in. After about 20 seconds the power switches off. The samething happens when I press the LCD light button. The camera has been drop from waist level a few weeks ago but it still work. It was working the day before and then stopped the next.

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How old is this E.1? Try Olympus support But I suspect it will be bad news. No spares or a price that is well on the way for the cost of its latest replacement.

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