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Blurry Pics My Fuji A500 had a focus error- I fixed that. Now all the pictures are blurry. I haven't had this camera for a year and it seems to be a waste of money. Help me!!

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  • linderway Jan 09, 2008

    When I press the button to get a picture,it shows focus error

  • tatumay Jan 09, 2008

    YEA I HAVE NOT HAD MY CAMERA FOR A YR EITHER AND ALL THE PICTURES THAT I TAKE ARE BLURRY ALSO. I TRIED PURCHASING CLEANING CLOTHES FOR THE CAMERA'S LENS BUT IT SEEMS TO HAVE GOTTEN WORST.

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How did you fix focus error?

Posted on May 09, 2008

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I have a similar problem try keeping the camera still at shooting a picture

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The error may be caused by debris in the zoom mechanism preventing it from working. Dropping the camera loosens the debris and voila!

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