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Unable to take pictures

Have had the camera since September last year has worked fine upto now. But now when I thurn the power on the lens goes in an out 3 times if beeps for about 5 seconds and then displays a message reading 'Turn the power off and on again'. If I do this the same sequence happens again. is there any solution to this?

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  • gymnastkat Mar 19, 2008

    Same problem...I've also had no problems until now - ON VACATION!

  • Ashley Harris Mar 26, 2008

    I've had mine since November, and I have the exact same problem, except for it doesn't beep before it displays the message.

  • fotomusa Apr 01, 2008

    it's exactly the same problem and i was begining to thing my brother had done something with the cam
    it comes on and off 3 times, and you still can't use the view finder or get a response from pressing the shutter button.
    this ruined my friend's wedding

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2008

    Mine does the same thing only it doesnt beep.

    I have only had it since Xmas '07.

  • jiggadk Apr 07, 2008

    mine started doing the same thing after having it for only 3 months!! and now its to late to return it!!!! the bottom light next to the viewfinder thing blinks orange. i have read that that light has to do with the charge and the battery. i am going to try replacing the battery and hopeflly that will fix it.

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I had the same problem, I returned it to where I bought it and they replaced the camera with a new one, however it was only 5 weeks old when this happened.

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