Usage tips, Troubleshooting, 41 en – Olympus FE-3000 User Manual
Page 41: Battery, Shutter button, Monitor, Date and time function, Miscellaneous
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If the camera does not work as intended, or if
an error message is displayed on the screen,
and you are unsure of what to do, refer to the
information below to fi x the problem(s).
“The camera does not work even when
batteries are installed”.
Insert recharged batteries in the correct direction.
“Charging the battery” (p. 10), “Loading the battery
and the xD-Picture Card
(sold separately) into
the camera” (p. 11)
Battery performance may have been reduced
temporarily due to low temperature. Take the
batteries out of the camera, and warm them by
putting them in your pocket for a while.
“An error message is displayed”.
“Error message” (p. 42)
“No picture is taken when the shutter
button is pressed”.
Cancel sleep mode.
To save battery power, the camera automatically
goes into sleep mode and the monitor turns off
if there is no operation for 3 minutes when the
camera is turned on. No picture is taken even if
the shutter button is fully pressed in this mode.
Operate the zoom buttons or other buttons to
restore the camera from sleep mode before
taking a picture. If the camera is left for another
12 minutes, it automatically turns off. Press the
n button to turn the camera on.
K button to set a shooting mode.
#(fl ash charge) stops blinking before
“Diffi cult to see”.
may have occurred. Turn off the
power, and wait for the camera body to become
acclimated to the surrounding temperature and dry
out before taking pictures.
Dew drops can form in the camera when it is
suddenly taken from a cold location into a warm,
“Vertical lines appear on the screen”.
This condition may occur when the camera is
pointed at an extremely bright subject under a
clear sky and so on. The lines do not appear,
however, in the fi nal image.
“The light is caught in the picture”.
Shooting with fl ash in dark situations results in
an image with many fl ash refl ections on dust in
Date and time function
“Date and time settings return to the
If the batteries are removed and left out of the
camera for about a day
, the date and time
settings return to the default setting, and must
The time until the date and time settings return
to the default setting varies depending on how
long the batteries have been loaded.
“Setting the date and time” (p. 13)
“The camera makes a noise when taking
The camera may activate the lens and make a
noise even if no operation is performed. This
is because the camera automatically performs
actions of auto focus as far as it is ready to shoot.