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Shutter does not open

Camera worked well untill recently when shutter does not open on power up. Batteries are fully charged and shutter feels unrestricted when gently moved manually. Local repair shop wants to charge excess of R900.00 to repair so would appreciate any assistance.

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  • Anonymous Sep 22, 2008

    it just wont open it's making a noise its trying to open but it wont open it

  • BOBTEE Dec 28, 2008

    My samsung digimax a400 switches off imediately wen i switch it on. The lens is not extending. Wot could the problem be?

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Battery fully charged but shutter will not open

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The camera does not gets opened on power on it seems that some gear has broken inside

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

  • suraj1 Sep 22, 2008

    no the lens does not get adjusted when power on

  • suraj1 Sep 22, 2008

    my lens got struck and camera does not functioning

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Its not software or moter problum this is only sticky shutters, so u clean properly with pepar

Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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Does the lens extend upon powering on? Or is the whole motor mechanism not turning on.
Since the shutter does not feel restricted, possibly the slider is broken, which means the camera does need to be opened and repaired. You could try manually holding the shutter open while turning the unit on to see if it is a software fault that may be overridden.

If the lens is not extending upon power on though, thats a different story.

Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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