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Digital camera fault

Hi,just got problem with my Pentax Optio M40.Switches on and Lcd screen ok,lense comes out,but within a couple of seconds there is a bleep,the lense goes in and the camera switches off.Every now and then it will go into a cycle with the above fault repeating over and over and I have to take the battery out to stop it.
Any ideas,thanks
ps I'm quite good with fiddly repairs,so not scared to have a go if I know where fault lies.

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  • dee5500 Nov 26, 2008

    I have just realised I have the same problem as you. It is only 1 month past the 12 months warranty and Im pretty annoyed as my camera is well looked after!



    Anyone have any suggestions on fixing this problem, or is it a manufacturers fault that occurs after warranty is up maybe?



    lenvonlenny00

  • warpfactor7 Apr 24, 2009

    It must be some sort of out of warantee time bomb.... Mine has just developed the same fault 15 months after I bought it.



    Any solutions please??

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2009

    My daughter's camera is doing the same thing. It has been well looked after and now it is another useless electronic device 4 months after the warrenty. The barrel won't retract and it powers on for about 7 seconds and then powers off. None of the functions work. It just turns on and off. Whoopeedoodaday. Another $200.00 down the toilet!

  • coralbay1 Apr 30, 2009

    I have a Pentax Optio M40 Digital, I clicked the on button and the lense went out then a clicking noise and then the lense retreated back in and the camera shut off

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Hey Lotusman - I don't have an answer but I do have an optio M40 with a broken LCD screen, want to sell me your camera?

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