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Olympus FE280 When I turn my camera on it makes some weird beeping noises. Then when I try to shoot it will not auto focus and all my pics are blurry. Also when trying to zoom in on a subject it powers off by itself.

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  • Mudhook Mar 30, 2008

    Same problem anyone know what to do?

  • Paul Hering
    Paul Hering Apr 03, 2008

    Not good news, you probably have a bad lens assembly. The microprocessor is not recieving the info on the lens position.

    It uses that info to do many things. Call for a quote. If it's more than $75.00 dollars. I would just buy another one. I have seen them online at $109.95 Hope it helps. Sumthin

  • mvswim May 20, 2008

    I have the exact same problem and when I tried "solution one" below it didn't work for me...or maybe I'm just not doing it right? Help anyone?

  • tessa and j Jun 09, 2008

    i turn on the camera and it makes a weird beeping noise and the light stays red and the pictures are blurry and then i try to focus or zoom it and it turns off autimatically.

  • Johnathan Williams Jul 09, 2008

    Can anyone else verify this solution?

    Seems like it would make things worse.

  • grammy207 Jul 27, 2008

    My problem is exactly the same. Beeps when I turn on. Will not focus and when I try to move lense wide or tight it turns off.

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I just had the exact same problems today, I found this post by searching the Internet for solutions. =) By fiddling around I found a solution that worked for me. If you hold the lens once they're "down" as they are spazzing out, gently but firmly keep your grip so that the lens is flat against the rest of the camera as it tries to expand forward. Keep holding and wait until the camera turns off by itself. Then turn it back on, and voila! It worked for me, the blurriness was gone and I could zoom again like normal.

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Thank you very much,
though I need to do it for serveral times.
It is now working fine

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

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