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Camera doesnt allow me to take photos, lense keeps going in/out camera switches on the light flashes onand off in orange and the lense keeps going in and out the it switches off? i cant get it to do anything? please help?thanks

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This is most likley one of two things. If you are using a rechargeble battery - it is not keeping a charge. When the camera detects low power it will usually shut itself down drawing in the lens for protection and shutting down. If the battery is gone passed it's time it will not take a proper charge. You will need to replace the battery.
Alternatively you may have a dodgy mechanism - some dirt or even internal component may be broken - in your zoom lens. If the lens cannot extend correctly the camera will automatically retract and power down so as not to cause further damage - for example you camera gets accidentally switched on whilst in the case, and the lens cannot come out.... bring it in for repair.

I know not a solution but hope it helps.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009


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