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I'm having the same problem as "2frogs" with my Optio M20, when I turn on the camera the lens opens up, it makes a kind of buzzing noise then closes and turns off. I've tried new batteries and also removing the memory card. Nothing works.

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Try the procedures in this tip.

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When the camera is turned on, the lens extends, makes a slight buzzing sound and then retracts and the camera turns off.

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Memory card error and deleted some saved pictures

try using another memory card. I would take the memory card back to the shop and ask for another one. I had the same problem. it was the card, not the camera.

Posted on Apr 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Optio M20 Camera: Press on/off

i got it!!! on my cam i hold down the menu button at the same time power on, it will showup a " ver 1.00" and lens move a little maybe u have to do it 2 times but second time it should work

Posted on May 30, 2008

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Maybe.
But it does seem to be a lens problem. Possibly the lens is out of sync as mentioned in another post here.If there is a grinding, the lens is probably damaged by dirt or sand.
Make sure the batteries or battery is fully charged.

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Optio E10: memory card error

if the cards work ok on something else then there's a issue within camera it could be the actual sd connector within the camera ? doess the camera support that size ? Optio E10 supports upto 1GB SD Card http://www.pentaxcanada.ca/pdf/o_manuals/om_OPTIOE10_e.pdf it might not work with the high speed sd cards ? Regards

Posted on Jun 15, 2009

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