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Zoom error i have an fujifilm digital s5700 camera when i turn it on nothing works and the scree sayz zoom error and i cant take any pictures. and nothing comes up on the screen.

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Re: zoom error

I just got one from It was a refurbished item so I knew I was taking a chance. Straight out of the box it gives me a "zoom error" and will not take pics or even display an image. From what I've read about this it is most likely something in the zoom mechanism and needs to be fixed by the factory.
The only thing you can do is send it back to be fixed. I know this isn't much of a solution.

Posted on Apr 01, 2008

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Re: zoom error

I accidentally poured something on mine and got the zoom error. Immediately, I removed the batteries and left the camera to dry, careful not to touch the lens with my fingers, using cotton buds and soft cloth (similar to what you would use to clean eye glasses) to clean the lens. After a day, the camera dried and now works ok.
My advice to those who pour something accidentally on camera, remove batteries immediately and leave it to dry completely, before trying it. Hope this helps, somewhat...

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