Tip & How-To about Olympus FE-340 Digital Camera


If your lens isn't coming out when you turn it on then here is a neat trick you can try to actually solve the problem

with the camera off ,, grip the lens with your fingers if you can or a large tweezer.. Press the power button and pull out the lens at the same time.. wait a minute or two and push the lens back in if it aint going in on its own. repeat this a few times until it starts to move in on its own..

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The D5100 only autofocuses with lenses having an internal autofocus motor. Nikon designates such lenses AF-S, Sigma calls it HSM. Lenses without the motor will only autofocus with the larger and heavier Nikon cameras such as the D7000.

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The problem is actually quite common throughout all camera brands. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended.

1.Remove the batteries from the camera, wait a few minutes. Put a fresh set of batteries back in (preferably rechargeable NiMH 2500mah or better) and turn the camera on. If that didn't work, try pressing and holding the Function or OK button while turning the camera on.

Remove the batteries, then remove the memory card. Then install new batteries, and turn on the camera.

Thank you !!

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