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Dorothy Black Posted on Jun 30, 2018

My Olympus TG-3 Tough digital camera will turn on but it won't do anything and turns itself off a few seconds later.

The menu, info, and all functions do not work. It is not the battery as I have tried several new batteries that work in the same camera owned by others.

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  • Posted on Feb 01, 2008

SOURCE: A95 PowerShot turns on and off until batteries die.

Sounds like you have a stuck power button or shorted power switch. To repair you'll need to remove the top cover. Please see the following disassembly guide. It's in Estonian, but you can follow the pictures.

Continue to page 2, paying particular attention to the second and third picture. It looks like the power switch is connected to the camera through a simple ribbon cable. I'd suggest removing the ribbon cable end from its connector, cleaning any obvious crud, and then reseating the ribbon cable end into its connector. Ribbon cables are notorius for suddenly shorting or getting a bad connection at the connector. Usually just jiggling the cable can fix it too :-) Good luck!

http://qman.fotokala.ee/Kaamerad/PowerShotA95/index.html

By the way, were you the person that left a similar comment on my blog? http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fuji-digital-cameras-showing-black.html


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Anonymous

  • Posted on Mar 29, 2008

SOURCE: Olympus Stylus 730 Digital - Won't work 60 days old

I'm having the exact same problem. I was in the middle of zooming on a shot and it froze, so I turned the camera off and on, and now I get the 5-chimes+Zoom Error screen. This is nuts, I've only had the thing for six months, and it was $250 (got the Stylus 730). I *think* I got a replacement plan so that's good. But still... I hope circuit city lets me get a different brand b/c I'm not happy with this now. The only problem I had before was the HORRID shutter delay. I want a model that doesn't have that problem .

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Anonymous

  • Posted on Oct 23, 2008

SOURCE: Camera won't turn on

im havin the same problem

JaxPlanet

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  • Posted on Aug 27, 2009

SOURCE: Kid Tough Digital Camera Error 50

It sounds like your rechargable batteries might be bad.
Try a new set of batteries. It might be a cheap fix.

If this helps please vote for my solution.

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Anonymous

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  • Posted on Apr 02, 2012

SOURCE: my olympus tough tg-310 got wet inside with salt water form the beach now it won't turn on please help.

There is very little that can be done, salt water will corrode metal on contact, all eletronic parts have been compromised, if the memory card is still intact save your pictures and remove it from the camera to transfer to new hardware. Replacing the camera unfortuneately is the only option.

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