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OK - I hear you and I tell you - don't panic. I have had a lot of this type of electronics come back.
PLEASE - remove the battery - shake the unit for any extra water coming out - set the unit with battery opening facing down - to let any water drain - let it set for 24 hours. If you replace the battery and it works end of problem - but I would remove the battery anyway after you get your information off and let it set an additional 24 hours.
I promise you - I have done this many times and once it took 4 -5 days - BUT the unit CAME BACK - THIS WORKS

Best of it
Gary

Olympus... | Answered on Apr 10, 2019


There are several potential solutions appended to your original query - have you tried any or all of these ?

Olympus Cameras | Answered on Apr 10, 2019


MPEG-4 is a graphics and video compression algorithm standard that is based on MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and Apple QuickTime technology. Wavelet-based MPEG-4 files are smaller than JPEG or QuickTime files, so they are designed to transmit video and images over a narrower bandwidth and can mix video with text, graphics and 2-D and 3-D animation layers.

Olympus Camedia... | Answered on Apr 10, 2019


I suggest you attempt to reset the device which should bring back default settings. If you wish to do a reset, go to Device Menu, go to Reset Settings, click + to select start then click OK.

Olympus Audio... | Answered on Apr 03, 2019


• Windows: The voice recorder is recognized and displayed in the [My Computer] folder with the model name as the drive name. If there is a microSD card in the voice recorder, it can be used as the [Removable Disk].• Macintosh: The voice recorder is recognized and displayed on the desktop with the model name as the drive name. If there is a microSD card in the voice recorder, [NO NAME] is displayed. • For information on the PC's USB port, see the PC's user manual. • Use the optional USB extension cable (KP19) if needed

Olympus Audio... | Answered on Mar 16, 2019


With this particular model of recorder that functionality is not possible as when the recorder is connected to the computer it is not a USB Mass Storage Device. It will only files to be downloaded to the computer not uploaded back.

Olympus... | Answered on Mar 15, 2019


To reset the settings back to English:

1. Set the DM-20 to Voice mode using the blue switch on the back voice recorder.
2. Remove the DM-20 from Hold using the gray switch on the back of the voice recorder.
3. Press and hold the DISPLAY/MENU button on the front of the DM-20 for at least 3 seconds. The menu list is displayed.
4. Click the REWIND button six times to highlight the Format menu item.
5. Click the PLAY button to select the Format menu item. A message will be displayed with Cancel and Start options.
6. Click the REWIND button once to highlight Start.
7. Click the PLAY to select Start. A message stating that the data will be cleared will display briefly. Then a message asking if you are sure will be displayed.
8. Click the REWIND button once to highlight the Start menu item to continue with the format.
9. Click the PLAY select the Start menu item and begin the format. The format progress bar will appear. When it is complete the menu items will be in the English language.

Olympus DM-20... | Answered on Mar 14, 2019


1. press "menu", navigate to the icon of a camera and the number "1"
2. Nav to the option labeled "CUSTOM RESET SETTING" select the option labeled "reset"
3. Press the "OK" button. when prompted, select the option labeled "yes" and press "OK" to confirm your selection.

Cheers!

Olympus EVOLT... | Answered on Mar 14, 2019


Olympus say the C-60 Zoom is not compatible with the 2GB xd card. Standard cards upto 512MB appear to be available online but not in high street stores.

Olympus Camedia... | Answered on Mar 13, 2019


Hi!

The Olympus C-60 can support 16 to 512MB of xd Picture card.

I hope that helps.

Good luck and have a nice day!

Olympus Cameras | Answered on Mar 13, 2019


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera

This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camera. Some common error messages that might show up on the LCD's of cameras with this problem include “E18 lens error”, or “lens error, restart camera”. Some cameras might show nothing at all, but merely make a beeping noise as the lens goes out, then in, then the camera shuts off. Sometimes the lens won't even move.
The problem is actually quite common throughout all camera brands. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended. Believe it or not, one BIG contributor to lens errors is using a camera case. Sand, gunk, case fibers, etc... accumulate at the bottom of the case. These materials love to cling to the camera by electrostatic build-up from the camera rubbing against the side of the case (especially those cases with soft fibrous intreriors). Once these materials work their way into the lens mechanism, that's all she wrote. I have many Canon's, and NEVER use a case for this very reason.
A camera owner that suffers this problem may have no recourse for having the camera repaired. Many camera makers will not honor repairing this problem under warranty as they claim it is due to impact damage to the camera, or sand or debris getting into the lens gearing mechanism (neither of which is covered under warranty). The quoted repair cost is usually close to or more than what the camera is actually worth.
Fortunately, about half the cameras that suffer this failure can easily be fixed by one of the following methods. None of these methods involve opening the camera, although some have potential to cause other damage to the camera if excessively done. If the camera is still under warranty, before trying any of these, please please first contact your camera's maker to see if they'll cover the repair, or to determine how much they'll charge for the repair. Who knows, you might get lucky. But if they quote you a number that's higher than the value of your camera, you may want to consider the following methods.
The methods are listed in the order of risk of damaging your camera. Thus make sure you try them in the listed order. And remember, these fixes (especially #6 and 7) should only be considered for a camera that's out of warranty, who's cost of repair would be excessive, and would otherwise be considered for disposal if unrepaired:
Fix #1: Remove the batteries from the camera, wait a few minutes. Put a fresh set of batteries back in (preferably rechargeable NiMH 2500mah or better) and turn the camera on. If that didn't work, try pressing and holding the Function or OK button while turning the camera on.
Fix #2: Remove the batteries, then remove the memory card. Then install new batteries, and turn on the camera. If you get an Error E30, it means you don't have a memory card installed, so turn it off, slip in the memory card and turn it on one last time.
Fix #3: Insert the cameras Audio/Video (AV) cable, and turn the camera on. Inserting this cable ensures that the camera's LCD screen remains off during the start process. Thus extra battery power is available to the camera's lens motor during startup. This extra power can be useful in overcoming grit or sand particals that may be jamming the lens. If the AV cable doesn't fix the lens error by itself, consider keeping this cable installed while trying fixes 4, 5, and 7 as a means to provide extra help to these fixes. But note that I DON'T recommend keeping the cable installed during Fix 6 as you may damage the AV port while tapping the camera. Reinsert the cable only AFTER tapping the camera.
Fix #4: Place the camera flat on its back on a table, pointed at the ceiling. Press and hold the shutter button down, and at the same time press the power-on button. The idea is that the camera will try to autofocus while the lens is extending, hopefully seating the lens barrel guide pins in their slots.
Fix #5: Blow compressed air in the gaps around the lens barrels with the idea of blowing out any sand or grit that may be in there jamming the lens. Other variations include blowing with a hair dryer in “no heat” setting, or sucking the gaps with a vacuum (careful with this one).
Now we're entering into the realm of potentially damaging your camera in conducting the fix. There is definitely some risk here, so take care when conducting the following two fixes.
Fix #6: Repeatedly tap the padded/rubber usb cover on a hard surface with the intent of dislodging any particles that may be jamming the lens. Other variations include hitting a side of the camera against the palm of your hand. A lot of people have reported success with this method. HOWEVER, there is also some potential for damaging or dislodging internal components with this method, such as unseating ribbon cables, or cracking LCD screens.
Fix #7: Try forcing the lens. More people have reported success with this method than with any of the other methods. HOWEVER, there's obviously some potential for damaging your camera by using this method. Variations include gently pulling, rotating, and/or twisting the lens barrel while hitting the power button. Attempt to gently straighten or align the barrel if it's crooked or twisted. Another variation includes looking for uneven gaps around the lens barrel, and then pushing on the side of the lens barrel that has the largest gap (note pushing the lens barrel all the way in is NOT recommended as it may become stuck there). While doing any of the above, listen for a click that indicates that the lens barrel guide pins may have reseated in their guide slots. If you hear this click, immediately stop and try the camera.

Olympus SP-550... | Answered on Mar 05, 2019


When I turn my camera on, the lens goes in and out a few times. Once it's finally on and I look at the screen, everything is blurry. When I take the picture, it's blurry too. If I try to use the zoom to adjust, the lens starts going in and out all crazy and won't adjust right.

Olympus FE-230... | Answered on Feb 27, 2019


Put camera dial on P - go to Menu - camera 1 tab is highlighted - right arrow over to card setup - down arrow to custom reset setting - right arrow to reset and press ok - you will see reset yes or no - highlight yes and press ok - camera should now be in factory default settings

Olympus EVOLT... | Answered on Feb 25, 2019


Did you go to Olympus's m:robe site and download the firmware and install it again?

Olympus m:robe... | Answered on Feb 19, 2019

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