View Single Post
  #10  
Old 3rd July 2018
Ricoh Ricoh is offline
Full member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Lancashire
Posts: 5,792
Thanks: 592
Thanked 421 Times in 373 Posts
Likes: 787
Liked 1,919 Times in 1,143 Posts
Re: Major Malfunction

Quote:
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.
__________________
Steve

on flickr
Reply With Quote