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Zoom lense going in and out when turned on

I've noticed other people have had this problem also, so I'm not the only one. I only use brand new batteries when using the camera, and once they are flat I buy new ones, but the problem is when I turn it on, the zoom lense comes out, then after 2 seconds or so, it goes back in and turns off, I dont get a picture at all on the screen. The camera of course is out of the warrenty time, by about 4 months. Any suggestions?

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  • kellsbells Aug 18, 2007

    Thanks
    Tried that, didnt work, I might have to find a shop to take it to.

    Thanks again

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Try taking the batteries out and plugging it in. If it powers on, put fresh batteries in and try again off the AC. Once it's powered up from the AC, unplug it and see if it stays on. If it does, try restarting it. Good luck.

Posted on Aug 18, 2007

  • Ryan RIopel
    Ryan RIopel Aug 18, 2007

    yeah if that didn't work, it's probably best to take it in.

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