Olympus FE-45 Instruction Manual (en)

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Usage Tips
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).
Troubleshooting
Battery
“The camera does not work even when 
batteries are installed”.
Insert new or recharged batteries in the correct 
direction.
“Loading the batteries and the xD-Picture Card
TM
 
(sold separately) into the camera” (p. 10)
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.
Card/Internal memory
“An error message is displayed”.
“Error message” (p. 42)
Shutter button
“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.
Press the 
K button to set a shooting mode.
Wait until 
#(fl ash charge) stops blinking before 
taking pictures.

Monitor
“Diffi cult to see”.
Condensation
*1
 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.
*1
  Dew drops can form in the camera when it is 
suddenly taken from a cold location into a warm, 
humid room.
“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 
the air.
Date and time function
“Date and time settings return to the 
default setting”.
If the batteries are removed and left out of the 
camera for about a day
*2
, the date and time 
settings return to the default setting, and must 
be reset.
*2
  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. 12)
Miscellaneous
“The camera makes a noise when taking 
pictures”.
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.