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Waterproof camera ?

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I have a 770 Sw waterproof camera. I was using it under water on my holiday and now when I am trying to switch it on it just doesn't react. The power (red) light goes on and then off. I have charged my battery but it didn't help. Can you please tell me what I should do. I still have warranty. I live in London so maybe you have a customer service here. If yes, please let me know.
My email is : ula_kieren@yahoo.co.uk
Many thanks

Ula

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  • noelnoel Apr 20, 2008

    Real problem camera. Now on a trip in the caymans and again, for the third time in a year it just froze up and will not work. It's dead. I have two good olympus batteries and neither of them turns the camera. The last two times I returned it to olympus and they "repaired" it. This time, same as last time. the lens is in the open position but the camera will not turn on or off. It's just dead. Be aware that it is a problem camera.

  • Keith jackso Apr 20, 2008

    I have a 770 Sw waterproof camera. I was using it under water on my holiday and now when I am trying to switch it on it just doesn't react. The power (red) light goes on and then off. I have charged my battery but it didn't help. Can you please tell me what I should do.

  • Anonymous May 07, 2008

    I have just had olympus call to say the repair is going to cost $250.00, what a joke. The camera is only 13 months old and is hardly used.
    I wont buy one of these cameras again and I suggest no one else does.
    All the best, Keith.

  • Anonymous May 07, 2008

    Have the same problem, goes on, doesn't open/close the lens, can review pictures/menu but not capture new pictures... but is there anyone that has a solution for it?!



    Thanks

  • Anonymous Jun 13, 2008

    Same problem. the camera stopped taking pictures and the red light just blinks and the lens cover freezes half open. I to bought new battery and still nothing happens

  • maxiban Jul 15, 2008

    Bought camera last year whilst on holidays in Florida, used a couple of times in the pool. Took it on holidays used three times in the sea and on the third occasion the camera stopped working, on opening we found water had got in, we tried drying the camera out but most of the functions were not working. Posted the camera to Olympus Service Centre in London requesting repair under warranty and they have returned the camera (minus the battery - will be ringing them tomorrow!!!) with the following message "We regret to inform you that we have been unable to return your OLYMPUS equipment to a satisfactory condition. Upon internal inspection our engineers found that the unit has sustained liquid damage making the repair uneconomical." Needless to say I'm furious and will be taking the matter further.

  • scottygm Aug 02, 2008

    I went diving with the camera, but not to 10m. It worked for a day or two after being in the water, but upon flying home the camera would blink a red light and then shut down. The lens cover is half way open. Bummer.

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Open the cover and using a dry,clean cloth clean its inner part and also the lens.

switch it off and then on.

if then also it does not work

try a new battery.

there may be some hole or it may be broken from somewhere from where

get the body checked and if any fault,set it changed.

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I got these post from the Olympus website concerning about battery problem's. If your battery is described in this section, i hope you get solution from the Olympus support site...

Click HERE to see the information from them.

Enjoy!

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SOURCE: After used in beach the camera turns on but no image shows up>

Well it might be waterproof, but it may not include saltwater proof. I think that is the case. If so, then the salt got into your camera and caused something to not work. I would take it in Olympus and let them look at it. It could just be a bad camera.

My guess the lcd screen was faulty or the water leaked in there and shortcircit it.

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1 week old?...take it back.

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