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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Samsung S1065 does not turn
I had the same problem, firstly you will be able to press the button on the back to view your pictures, when you do and the camera powers up quickly press the menu button. Check that your battery settings are set to alkaline, then buy some good alkaline batteries and not cheap ones. Check that they are alkaline and not like what I did and bought panasonic zinc carbon.
This worked for me and mine would not turn on either until i changed the batteries to a good make.
Posted on Oct 12, 2008
hi, i have the same camera and had the same problem. the only solution is to buy energizer lithium batteries there about £6 sometimes argos and superdrug do buy1 get 1 free they last for ages.
hope this helps
Posted on Jan 11, 2009
The problem is that the lens is jammed. I had to take my camera apart to unjam mine manually, the cogs that move the lens are not lined up with each other, thats why you hear the motor turning and then you get the 3 beeps because the lens hasnt initialised
Posted on Feb 24, 2009
One of the 4 conditions a-batteries are inserted incorrectly b-batteries have died and need to be replaced c-you have selected the wrong battery type option on the Setup2 menu d-your camera is malfunctioning and needs servicing.
Posted on Jul 19, 2009
If you have recently dropped the camera you may have damaged the lens tube (housing). This damage will prevent the lens from moving properly and will cause the camera to shut itself off after a few seconds. If the lens is damaged the camera will require professional repair. If the lens is not damaged, the problem may be battery related. Make sure that you have the correct battery type installed, and that the batteries are fresh/fully charged. If the problem persists, you may have corrosion on the battery contacts inside that camera that is preventing full battery power from flowing to the camera. Remove the batteries and wipe the inside camera contacts firmly with a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush, steel wool, or sand paper). Remove any residue that may have fallen into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of the batteries and reinstall them in the camera. This cleaning solves the problem about 90% of the time, and I hope it works for you.
Posted on Sep 13, 2009
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