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Pentax espio 738g

When i turn on my camera the zoom lens zooms out then zooms back in and u3 flashes in the display and camera wont take pictures

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  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2008

    Just got a new battery for my 738G, Used for 2 days, and put in new roll of film but now when camera is turned on, out comes the lens and then u3 flashes. when it shuts down or automatically turns off, there is a click noise like a shutter click.

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SOURCE: zoom lens not retracting

May be a bit of grit gas got in. Do not try to manually manipulate it- this will wreck the motor drive. A Vacuum clean suck way have some affect. Certainly contact Pentax Tech Support Team .

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subaru662,
can you see the lens in the finder move when you zoom out? if not ,the finder lens is stuck.
if it does move when zooming, see if you have a diopter adjustment wheel or sliding knob near the front lens of the finder. if so adjust the lens to your eye.

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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SOURCE: WHERE CAN I FIND BASIC INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO USE

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You can download the manual from here http://www.pentaximaging.com/support/manuals-and-literature/

Please note that P3N = P30N

Hope this helps.

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SOURCE: I have a Pentax IQZoom 160 and it has error code

If the 'U' disappears when the zoom lever is moved your camera is ready to use. It may be defective if it comes up often.
(IQZoom 160 manual p.49)

Posted on Jan 11, 2010

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SOURCE: pentax camera espio 738g zoom

The camera has a faulty capacitor inside the circuit board. Having it repaired generally cost more than purchasing a replacement camera. Capacitors store the power needed to operate motor drives when needed. If they get a hairline crack on the outer shell they will lose there ability to operate correctly such as yours is doing

Posted on Jan 02, 2011

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