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My picture is blurred (Lilac) and I cannot take pictures.

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SOURCE: Olympus Stylus 790SW "Blue screen"

appears to be repair issue and need to send to a repair center

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

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SOURCE: I have new olympus 850SW

To access the panorama mode in the camera you need to be in P mode.

To set the P mode you need to press the Ok button right arrow to P for Program Auto and press Ok. Then as long as you are using an Olympus xD card you should be able to go to menu and highlight the Panorama option.

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Pixel problem, all pictures taken have poor pixel resolution

It sounds like you set the file settings to a small file size - perhaps in order to get more photos on a single memory card. You need to change the setting to the largest file size possible, at the highest quality. The steps for this will be in your manual. If you need detailed instructions and don't have your manual, let me know and I'll lookup your manual online.

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Olympus Stylus 410 Digital is taking grey/black pictures

The problem you are describing is a problem with one of the chips in the camera that controls image processing. It seems to have failed and needs to be replaced. Following are the instructions to send your camera to Olympus for service.

http://olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_servicerepair.asp

Olympus will charge a flat rate repair fee for this product if beyond the one year factory warranty or the warranty is voided. The cost is $83 plus your local sales tax. This covers parts and labor, factory cleaning and diagnostic check, 6 month warranty and the cost of shipping the product back to you is all included in that price.

Posted on Apr 02, 2009

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SOURCE: picture error message on olympus 1200

Sounds like you will need to format the memory card. This will permanently erase all the data from the card and then you will be able to use it again. To format the card: Press the Menu button - right arrow to setup - right arrow to format option. You will see format yes or no. Choose Yes and press ok. This will clear the Picture error message and the card can be used again. The picture error message indicates that this image is now corrupted and unable to be viewed through the camera.

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

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If you print directly from the camera, refer to the instructions in the "Printing" section of the camera manual (page 41 in my copy).

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If you print directly from the camera, refer to the instructions in the "Printing" section of the camera manual (page 41 in my copy).

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