Having problems with your Olympus Digital Cameras ?
Dropped my Olympus FE 3010 and unsurprisingly it's not working....
Everytime I turn the camera on, the lens extends halfway, then stops. The camera beeps at me, the green LED turns orange and the camera becomes unresponsive until I remove the battery (including the Power button).
Any ideas on how/if this can be fixed? I think getting professional repairs will cost more than the camera did...
Sounds like a gear has broken or slipped in the lens mechanism.\015\012Depending on the camera, it will probably be cheaper to replace the whole camera.
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