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12-19-2009, 05:26 AM   #1
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Optio fault - will not stay powered-up

I've been happy with my Optio W20 over the period I've had it and it has not received any heavy use or abuse.

Suddenly it stopped powering-up properly.

With a fully charged battery on pressing the on/off switch the blue pentax optio screen appears briefly and then it switches off.

I've tried several different batteries.

Any clues or links to a solution most welcome!

12-25-2009, 09:36 PM   #2
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Possible lens jam, where the camera shuts off to protect the mechanism. Check for any error messages.

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