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Old 3rd July 2018
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Re: Major Malfunction

Originally Posted by SonetSeek View Post
The screen shows a blank (dark grey) area but no info at all and there is a sound of something activating. Then after 2 seconds the blank grey screen turns off, there is another sound and that's it. None of the buttons work at any time - only the power on/off switch.
Not uncommon for systems to perform a 'health check' at power-up, and disable if a fault is detected to prevent further damage. But that's design practice in general. I have no knowledge whether Olympus do this or not.
Weakest link in any design is generally the interconnects.

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