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Jammed compartment door

I have this evening encountered a similar problem as already decribed here. At the time my camera was 'attached' to Microsoft's Vista software. Is there a known 'fix'?

The compartment door (where you have the little "PUSH" label) is open but compartment itself(Which has the lable "BEWARE OF JAMMING FINGERS") now had gone down to usual Compartment closed position, so I cannot
1. get the compartment "UP" since the plastic door with the EJECT button is open and stuck, which prevents opening using that button.
2. close the compartment door while compartment is lowered in to the camera.

Ernest Pullen
ernie@epullen.fsnet.co.uk

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I am pleased to say that my good lady wife, of 49 years standing, 'fixed' the problem ~ not once, but twice. Pat has always managed to solve such problems, and this time she was fiddling inside the compartment near the camera 'on/off' switch and, Hey Presto!, the camera now works satisfactorily. I attribute her prowess in solving small mechanical problems to a woman's intuition. I just wish I could be more precise on her success.

ernie@epullen.fsnet.co.uk

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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