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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Is it just the live view from the lens that you can't see ( totally blank screen), or are the icons visible?
If it still shows the icons but no live view then I suspect the shutter mechanism is stuck over the lens inside the camera.
Have a look at the lens and see if you can see the inner lens? You may have to adjust the zoom to bring the inner lens up to the end of the lens barrel.
If it is stuck then it will require removing and inspecting / cleaning.
sounds like the keypad ribbon has either popped out of it's socket or, and this would be the common fault, the ribbon has broken. In which case fuji will be your only way to fix and get it serviced at the same time. last quote I recieved was £80.
source a donor camera on ebay for the cheaper option
hi, when you drop it , it broke the color chips sensor , to make it repair , the coast it always arround 125.00 and + , so i sujest , your can try your waranty or buying brand new , ( factorydirect.ca ) they have good price yvon chow !!!
hi , you should try your card in something else to see, if it good, i think your car died at same moment as you do your thing , now to know if your cam is ok run wihtout card inside. let me know, yvon chow !!!
Try turning the power on and gently pulling the lens outward as it powers up. This may force the gears to re-align themselves. Use "fingertip" pressure only. Don't force it excessively. Also try turning on, and then applying slight pressure to the front of the lens while you power it off. You can also try rotating the lens barrel segments while it powers up or shuts off. Sometimes either can get the lens back on track.
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.
Not sure if this will help, since you have a different model. This is what worked for me, though.
Seems to be a problem with the camera and the batteries. It thinks the batteries are dead but they aren't, this is the problem I am having with my camera, I'm going to try new batteries and see if there is a Firmware upgrade.