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Lost all button functionality except power and shutter

The battery warning came on and I replaced batteries a short while afterwards. Some time after that I noticed the zoom function would not work, the menu or function/set, back and forth, flask keys nothing works other than the power and shutter in either camera mode or picture viewer regardless of the picture mode dial seting on the top of the camera.

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There is a secondary battery I suppose for memory retension. It is housed where the other batteries and memory card are, the battery is a CR1220. I replaced that battery and things are working well again.

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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Battery &charger specifications


In addition to the batteries provided with the camera, the following types of battery can be
used. Choose the power source best suited to the situation.
AA alkaline batteries/Oxyride batteries
The number of pictures that you can take may vary considerably depending on the battery
manufacturer and shooting conditions.
AA NiMH batteries (rechargeable batteries)
Olympus NiMH batteries are rechargeable and economical. For details, refer to the
instruction manual for your charger.
(Lithium battery packs (CR-V3) and AA manganese (zinc-carbon) batteries cannot
be used.
(Power consumption by the camera varies depending on which functions are used.
(Power is consumed continuously during the conditions described below causing batteries
to become exhausted quickly.
• The zoom is used repeatedly.
• The shutter button is pressed halfway repeatedly in shooting mode, activating the auto
focus.
• The monitor is left on for an extended period of time.
• The camera is connected to a computer or printer
(The battery life varies widely depending on the type of battery, manufacturer, shooting
conditions, etc. Because of this, there may be cases where the camera turns itself off
without displaying the battery level warning, or displays the battery level warning sooner than usual

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