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Fine-Pix A400 is showing Focus Error and will not allow photos to be taken. In addition, the lens will not retract when the camera is shut off. This problem occurred after using the zoom procedure several times to obtain close-up shots. The camera has worked perfectly up to this issue. Can you suggest any solution to problem? Many thanks...

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Here is a quick fix to try. If you attempted to remove the focus error doing the 3 times on and off, and it didnb't help to this. Power the camera on, you will hear the gear skipping as if it is slipping. Right at the moment you turn of the camera push the lens in manually slightly and gently. This will reposition the timing of the lens to focus. This usually fixes the Focus error when the lens is stuck in the out position and never retracts. I have had this happen twice, and it cleared both times by doing this. Good Luck

Posted on Aug 12, 2009

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    Let me summarize what needs to be done. Right at the moment you turn off the camera, push in on the glass lens assembly. Place your finger on the lens itself and push in, while you turn it off. You only have a second or so, or the camera will time out. Try it a few times, and you will see the camera will resync the lens to the proper focus position.

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The manual recommends turning the camera on, then off again to see if it works. If not, you should contact Fuji for support.

You can call the Fujifilm help line and ask them. 800.800.FUJI

http://www.fujifilm.com/support/index.html

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