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01-30-2016, 04:59 PM   #1

Pentax Optio WG-3 GPS suddenly stopped working

My 2 year olf Pentax Optio WG-3 GPS which worked great until this morning suddenly stopped working. It will not turn on at all. I charged it for 6 hours- still no green light, will not turn on. When the charging cable is connected, there is an intermittnet 'clicking' sound. Also, when the cable is connected, the time display comes on and backlight comes on when the button is pressed. Other than that, nothing. This has never been underwater, never dropped. Battery is inserted in correct position. Any ideas?

02-09-2016, 07:21 PM   #2
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If you can't bring it back to life there's not much you can do, unfortunately. Maybe try removing the SD card?

My guess is that there's a problem with the lens motor, which is a fairly common point of failure for point and shoots.

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