Is your OM-D restarting when jolted/shaken/tapped?...try this

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by uci2ci, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. uci2ci

    uci2ci Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 22, 2012
    Los Angeles, CA
    Sam
    I'm kind of answering a questions that no asked, but I figured it might happen to others too, so I'm sharing my problem and its fix. I got around 22,000 clicks on my camera, and no more warranty. I noticed today that my tripod mounted OM-D would restart when I set the tripod down, or if the tripod legs hit something. Tapping the camera on its sides did the same thing. After some trial and error, I figured it was due to loose batteries. I guess taking the battery out and put another one so many time has made things a bit loose. Here is how I fixed it:

    I used a screwdriver and lifted the three prongs inside the battery compartment a tad bit. It helped a little, but the camera would still restart with a hard tap. Then I put two layers of clear tape over the top of my battery...and voila! no more restarts when tapped. :2thumbs:
     
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