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Zoom lens not working

My son dropped our Olympus C5050 zoom camera and now the lens won't zoom out. The motor tries to push out the lens but nothing happens. Can I replace the lens on this model?

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  • Jonesroo Nov 15, 2008

    I was on a cruise Oct. 12,2008 my Olympus C-5050 fell off the seat of the Bus and the zoom lens would not extend, it tries but will not extend.
    Please tell me what you reccomend
    My E-Mail address is Jonesroo@juno.com please let me hear from you.
    Thanks


  • oldromrider Feb 12, 2009

    I havn't dropped my camera but have a jammed lens. Again the motors are trying to push the lens out but fails. It makes to attempts I assume because if your like me you forget to take off the lens cover.

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Hey cjk1234,
You can replace the lens on the camera through a authorized service technician, but often with digital camera repairs the cost of the repair exceeds the price of the camera. I would have the camera looked at by an authorized service tech.

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Allan
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Posted on Apr 25, 2008

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