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Old May 1, 2007, 8:56 PM   #1
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I'v had this camera for a few years and got this error message a few times but it always went away after turning on and off. This time it here to stay. Do I need this camera services or is there something I can do to fix it myself?

Any feedback would be appreciated.
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Old May 2, 2007, 12:08 AM   #2
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This isn't meant to be anything negative about you. But the fact that you have to ask the question indicates that you probably need to send the camera to a service center. You probably are not like me. But if I cannot fix something with duct tape or WD 40 then I am in big trouble.

Unfortunately, I don't believe the camera manufacturers intend for these cameras to last for decades like some of the old film cameras did. Digital cameras are pretty much a disposable item. If it needs to be repaired then it's probably cheaper to get a new one. Probably isn't what you want to hear, but that is my opinion.
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Old Jan 22, 2008, 9:51 AM   #3
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I had same thing. I took camera to bits and still didn't work. Then one day just before throwing it in the bin with batteries in and lens extended, I grabbed the outer ring (bigger part of lens near the body) and pulled it out a little further. I think there was a slight click then the red light turned green and everything was back to normal. Maybe I was lucky,but its worth a try because it definitely worked for me. Cheers John
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