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Olympus µ Digital 500 flash is not working. Flash indicator keeps on blinking. But when the flash is off, the camera can take pictures. I also notice that the battery and memory card get hot when the camera is on for a period of time.

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This suggests the flash capacitor has malfunctioned
Check Olympus for a warranty replacement or repair cost- according to age of camera. If it is an older model a new camera may be best bet

Posted on Dec 21, 2007

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