Question about Vivitar Vivicam 5388 Digital Camera

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Vivitar 5388 II had taken a picture and the lens will not retract. I had no other problems prior to this. The camera will not turn on now or do anything. The lens is still out and nothing is happening.

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    need disassembly instructions to see if it is repairable

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Posted on Jul 16, 2012

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SOURCE: camera lens wont open

where can i find athe driver instalation for free for the vivican 5388 for my xp computer i have a problem with my cd rom and can't install it with it....pleassse!!!!

Posted on Mar 04, 2008

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SOURCE: My Vivitar Vivicam 5388 lens will not move or shutter operate

Hi cda_graham
Usually it is a flat battery which causes this problem. You have to put in new battery once again and try.

Good luck
luciana44

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SOURCE: camera Vivitar 5388 manual says takes max 1G

It means anything bigger won't work in the ViviCam 5388. They may work in other cameras, depending on the camera.

Posted on Jan 07, 2011

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