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Old Jul 13, 2006, 10:40 AM   #1
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I bought an olympus c-740 a couple of years ago, i really havnt used it that much. I was taking picutres at the park the other day and it turned off with the lens stuck out, i figured the batteries just died and i needed to recharge them, i charged the battteries and put em back in, now i get no reponse from the camera it wont turn on. I cant find a working power cord for it so i cant test it that way until i find someone who has one. Any ideas? Im thinking about taking it apart as a last resort and checking for loose wires etc..
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Old Jul 14, 2006, 11:56 PM   #2
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Maybe there is a loose connection of the batteries in the battery compartment. Try and clean the connections. Check if everything is tight.
Of course you should try power adapter.
Good luck!
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Old Sep 17, 2006, 6:59 PM   #3
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I have an Olympus C-700 UZ that keeps shutting down.
The problem lies in the microswitch on the card door not closing.
If I hold the door shut with tape or my finger, the camera stays on.
The door developed enough play in it that it won't close the switch to power the camera. Try taping the door shut or holding it shut tight with your finger.
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