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Samsung Digimax D73. Camera turns on then beeps and turns off

Camera turns on when the power button is pressed but lens does not extend. Green LED lights for a second then goes out. After 5 seconds the LED momentarily lights and the camera beeps three times. The screen does not come on. Batteries are new and a memory card is fitted. Any help in resurrecting it would be greatly appreciated.

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SOURCE: camera wont turn on...gives beep sounds and green light glows when pressing power button

Does the lens extend in either of these cases? If there has been some malfunction in the lens and it fails to extend the situation can cause the camera to power-off in order to protect itself. Some cameras show error messages before powering off, others do not. Hold the camera up to your ear and turn the power on. Is there a series of mechanical sounds before the beeps? Hearing sounds but not seeing the lens extend indicates some sort of failure in the lens assembly. If you hear nothing then the problem most likely lies elsewhere, possibly a failed electronic component or something as simple as a loose connection. Check with your manufacturer for any recalls or technical bulletins, and see if they will service your camera under warranty. If not there are a number of repair facilitys available on the internet who generally have better rates than out-of-warranty service at the factory. David Millier Advance Camera Repair

Posted on Feb 27, 2007

SOURCE: Camera turns on for three seconds, beeps three times, then stops.

It's the optical zoom. The motor that pushes it in and out died.

Posted on Oct 21, 2007

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SOURCE: camera beeps 3 times the shuts off

I've decided to send the camera in for possible repair.

Posted on Feb 18, 2008

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Try this driver from Samsung.

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Posted on Mar 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Samsung camera power-on problem and beeping

same problem! camera HAD been dropped....carefully pull up with a gentle twist on the 'tilted ' side.
thanks for the tip! camera works fine!!

Posted on Mar 31, 2008

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