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Camera not working

Just put in new batteries press the on button and it stays on for 3 seconds then beeps 3 times and shuts off

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Re: camera not working

Thanks for the help but I found out the problem, the lens had gotten jarred and was stuck open,with alittle movement it solved the problem.

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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Re: camera not working

This might be because you have to change your battery settings. Go to the options and change the battery settings to Nlmh for rechargeable batteries.

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the 3 beeping sound means that the camera has low battery capacity. the lens is stuck out because there is incorrect battery connection. there is an option on the camera setting for the battery type. try this one:
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Use lithium batteries. I had a problem when our camera would turn on for a few seconds, beep 3 times, and then shut off. The best batteries, which are actually recomended for this camera is the lithium batteries. I strongly suggest them.

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It dont turn on

I had the same problem. Try to turn it on, 3 beeps and then it would shut down. Screen would come on for that time. Also, the lens was stuck open. It wouldn't close.

I twisted the lens (gently) and it appeared stuck. A gentle screw motioned seemed to free it. I hit the power button and it come on, but this time no 3 beeps and shut down. I then turned it off and this time the lens retracted and closed.

So, it appears that if the lens gets stuck open, it has a shut down feature that doesn't allow the camera to go further into its operation modes. I believe this stuck open problem occured on our camera when the batteries went low.

Again, a second of gentle twisting seemed to unstick it and with fresh batteries in, it was able to operate and shut down properly.

As far as batteries, I use the rechargeable Ni-Cad 2500 mA. They last a while.

Blessings to you!

Jun 02, 2007 | Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera

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