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Lens keeps moving in and out, plus, the screen is blurry

When I turn my camera on, the lens goes crazy. And when I look at the screen, it's blurry and the lens is zooming in and out. The batteries are charged and I can view the pictures. But when I take pictures, it turns out blurry too. What do I do>

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  • Anonymous Jul 03, 2008

    Nikon Coolpix S600, same problem

  • gazinbali Dec 22, 2008

    Yes I have the exact same problem.. i have tried using  Alkaline batteries rather than the rechargables,  this worked ok on only 1 occasion. The problem remains.. any ideas?
    As far as weatherproof goes.. this camera has had the problem for several months.. I dont think the weather matters.. its never been in water.. or even got damp.. so ??
    Plz e mail garyplaton@yahoo.com if you find an answer someplace. Thanx

  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2009

    I wish someone would actually be helpful with this.

  • Anonymous May 03, 2009

    "Lens keeps moving in and out, plus, the screen is blurry"

  • Montani Sep 08, 2012

    Set the camera back to factory default options and the try it. A wrong lens program setting can cause a similar set of symptoms.r

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FAULTY OR ITS NOT WEATHER PROOF

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