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Fuji FinePix F470 Digital

Can turn my camara on but then the screen goes blank and grey in colour, and switches itself off, but then lens stays out and will not go back in, to switch the camara back on I have to take the battery out and put it back in again, I can press the on button its makes a very small whirring noise and then goes off leaving the lens out, I cant get past this problem, can you help.

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Try another battery, it's possible current battery no longer viable or needs a deep discharge recharging.

Posted on Dec 27, 2007

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Shoot, I have the same problem and posted the identical question along with this one. I'll respond her if I hear anything.

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I used to get that error all the time with a earlier Fuji FinePix with the slide-over lens cover. If the cover wasn't pushed back completely, the lens would extend only so far and then give an error. Make sure that there's nothing (dirt, hair) on any of the lens surfaces and make sure the lens is fully extending when you do turn the zoom on. Don't let anything touch or bump the zoom while it's moving, either.
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