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My Olympus u 750's telescopic zoom is jammed in the extended position. The cause seems to be the last segment of the zoom, containing the lens, which is not properly aligned with the other retractable zoom segments. I don't remember knocking the camera - not sure how this happened. Is this a common problem that can be fixed by gently forcing the crooked segment back into it proper place? Or if it has to be sent for repair, is it worth the trouble and cost?

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Only you can decide if it worth the cost of repair - check on replacement cost first

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The suggests the zoom control failure
Only Olympus can fix it to it will have to go back.

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check batteries please?

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1) Make sure that the batteries are in good condition
2) Check and clean any dirt or corrosion from the battery terminals.

If the power supply voltage suddenly drops during initialization,
or when the lens is trying to extend itself, it could produce this
kind of error.

3) Make sure that the lens extension tubes are not mechanically
jammed.

4) Remove the batteries, turn the unit ON and wait for it to fully
discharge any internal capacitors, then put the batteries back
and try to turn the unit back on. This should fully RESET the
internal CPU.
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Generally this kind of error means that the camera's internal
computer is trying to activate the lens zooming motors, but
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Other causes could be:
a) burned out ZOOM motors
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d) defective computer components
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none of these cause are user fixable.

Hope this helps
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