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My camera won't turn on!

So my Olympus Fe-210 won't turn on, the lens just zooms in and out but nothing else. I got it less than a year ago. HELP!

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  • Anonymous Aug 26, 2008

    THE ZOOM COMES OUT, THEN RETREATS AND REPEATS THE ACTION, THEN NOTHING ELSE HAPPENS. I'M TRYING TO UPLOAD PICTURES ONTO MY PC.THIS HASN'T HAPPENED BEFORE. CAMERA WAS ONLY PURCHASED IN DECEMBER.

  • ralph_doane Sep 01, 2008

    Yep, same problem. It also whirrs. If I switch to view mode I can retract the lens.

  • arts123 Sep 02, 2008

    having exact same problem- camera is less than a year old.

  • joyobichi2 Sep 04, 2008

    my olympus FE-210 wont turn on at all, at first the lanes zoomed in and out but now its not turnin on at all.

  • six_strings Sep 08, 2008

    Samo, batteries went dead while camera was in use. It left the lens extracted and open. Put new batteries in, now the it won't take pictures and the LCD is blank while in capture mode. If I switch to playback mode the lens will retract and LCD comes back on to view stored images. What a piece of garbage, shoulda never bought Olympus, sticking with ole relaible Cannon from now on.

  • napu Sep 12, 2008

    i have the same problem but it dosent turn on at all

  • adho Oct 25, 2008

    I have the exact same problem with my FE-220 (same camera except with a lithium battery).
    I dropped it and it didn't appear to be damaged, but once I turned it off then on again during the course of the day it went exactly like the one described by six_strings. Seeing as this is such a common problem, is there anyway to fix it without probably paying the worth of the camera to get it fixed by Olympus?


  • steve_quaken Nov 15, 2008

    Same problem. Camera just over a year old. How much would it cost to get this fixed? Is there no way to "re-set to factory settings" or something?

  • Anonymous Nov 29, 2008

    the lcd screen doesnt work while in capture mode but i can switch it to view and the screen turns on. and turns off when i go back to capture mode.

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