Question about Olympus FE-130 Digital Camera
I can not close the the lid where you insert the battery. I tried putting sticky tape on it to hold it down but it still says card cover open.
Ok, you do not have to do any desodering or sodering. Take the camera cover off 7 screws. Where the switch is there is a white box where the broken switch was. Gentley lift the top of the little box and wiggle it so it breaks off. There are 2 little connectors on each side of the box. bend them up and work the rest of the box off. bend the connectors back where they were, take a smal piece of electic wire and wrap it around each of those posts. I used tweezers. No more "card door open" error. This by passes it.
Posted on May 20, 2009
Indicates card cover open takes pics but does not! each one is just black & cant see what shooting for!
Posted on Jun 19, 2008
This is a common problem on these cameras.The cheap switch they used to show that the door is open breaks easily.These are un-needed.I don't know why they even put these on the camera.It works just fine without it being used.
You have to take the camera apart,remove(de-solder) the switch,and solder a jumper wire across the switch contacts.Its fairly involved to do this,not just anybody can do it without proper knowledge and tools.
I can fix these for $20.00 and you must pay for shipping to and from my address.I buy and sell cameras on Ebay,my screen name is dealsbywolf on Ebay,so you can see I'm trustworthy by my feedback.
Send me an e-mail at email@example.com if you'd like me to fix this problem for you.Put Camera Repair in subject title.
Thanks,hope this helps.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Close the [Memory Card / Battery Cover] securely, and then turn the power on.
Clean the battery terminals with a dry cotton swab that has a fine and soft tip, and then re-insert the batteries.
If your camera uses four AA-size alkaline batteries supplied with the camera, follow the procedure below. In addition to Alkaline batteries you may use optional nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries.
1. Be sure that the camera power is off.
2. Slide the battery cover lock in the direction of the arrow, and push the battery cover slightly forward. Then open the cover.
3. Insert the batteries as shown.
4. Close the battery cover.
* For the PowerShot S2 IS, PowerShot S3 IS, and PowerShot S5 IS the batteries are inserted in a slightly different order, please refer to the decal inside the battery door for the correct order.
Installing batteries in cameras with 2 batteries. If your camera uses two AA-size alkaline batteries supplied with the camera, follow the procedure below. In addition to Alkaline batteries you may use optional nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries. Please see the various examples to find which type matches your camera.
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