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Olympus-fe-310.940192
5.4 out of 10

Olympus FE-310 / C-530 / X-840

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Reviews and Problems with Olympus FE-310 / C-530 / X-840

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Overall 2
2.0

OLYMPUS FE-310

SAM, Amazon
10 October 2010
  • Summary: DID NOT LIKE THIS CAMERA. HAD A FEW PROBLEMS WITH IT. MOSTLY IT WOULD KILL BATTERIES VERY FAST(OR IT WOULD SAY BATTERIES EMPTY).IF YOU TOOK THE BATTERIES OUT AND PUT THEM BACK IT WOULD BE ALRIGHT FOR A WHILE BUT THEN IT WOULD START AGAIN. IT TOOK GREAT PIC'S BUT I WAS ALWAYS HAVING PROBLEMS WITH THE BATTERIES. I TRIED A FEW DIFFRENT TYPES BUT NOTHING SEEM TO WORK. I SENT THE CAMERA BACK AND THEY SENT ME A REPLACEMENT AND THAT ONE HAD THE SAME PROBLEMS.
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Overall 2
2.0

poor battery life

Jeffrey Fletcher "Jeff Fletcher", Amazon
9 October 2010
  • Summary: This camera has a problem using NiMH batteries! Because of the lower cell voltage the camera keeps indicating low battery, and stops turning on even with charged NiMH batteries. The instruction manual states the camera will operate on NiMH batteries but from my experience it clearly won't.
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Overall 2
2.0

Great features - extremely poor battery usage

Gamul "Gamul1", Amazon
9 October 2010
  • Summary: This is a great little camera and has excellent features. Others have talked about the features so I will not expand on those, but I do want to add my voice to the growing chorus of people who have been suckered by Olympus to by this battery sucker. The only batter you may have luck with is the Panasonic Industrial battery that it comes with, and can be purchased for a pretty penny online. Every ready batterys? Camera won't work at all. Duracell?
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Overall 2
2.0

Black blob has appeared on viewer screen of this NEW camera!

Diana Rabenold, Amazon
14 June 2010
  • Summary: Only weeks after receiving this camera, a black blob about 1/2 inch long and 1/4 inch wide has appeared on the inside of the viewing screen (meaning, it's not on the outside surface). It does appear on the print-outs, but it definitely interferes with the viewing, and I am fearful it may GROW LARGER! I did not drop the camera, or anything else untoward, to cause this: it just appeared one day. Would really like to have this camera replaced!
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Overall 2
2.0

Broke down after 4 days

Pseudonym, Amazon
26 May 2010
  • Summary: I agree with all of the comments on battery life. More troublesome, however, is that the camera completely died after just 4 days, 10 pictures, and 3 battery changes... It will not respond or turn on, and the lens is stuck in the open position. The camera is a complete lemon.
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2.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 6
6.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Picture quality 2
2.0

Olympus FE-310 camera

Overstock
30 November 2009
  • Summary: Camera screen has colored lines all over it making the camera useless as the screen is the view finder and you cant see what you are taking a picture of.of course it didn't do it untill just after the warranty expired.
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Overall 2
2.0

Dont Buy it

Emmanuel M. Gugwor "Latifun", Amazon
10 August 2009
  • Summary: I'm 13 and so yea... I bought this camera at target because i wanted to upgrade from my out of date hp camera. It was on sale, so I thought it was a good buy. But the camera it self is terrible. The battery life is very poor, so you would have to get rechargables and the shutter button doesnt work properly. You have to hold it down for like, a minute until it actually takes the picture. Picture quality would probably be like, a C-.
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2.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 2
2.0
Ease of use 2
2.0
Picture quality 2
2.0

non working item

Overstock
19 May 2009
  • Summary: I know this is supposed to be a review about the performance of the camera, but I received it in a non working condition, and many parts were missing. I hope you don't have the same the same luck and I guess that to avoid it, it is better not to purchase items in this site.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 2
2.0
Ease of use 2
2.0
Picture quality 2
2.0

non working item

Overstock
19 May 2009
  • Summary: I know this is supposed to be a review about the performance of the camera, but I received it in a non working condition, and many parts were missing. I hope you don't have the same the same luck and I guess that to avoid it, it is better not to purchase items in this site.
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Overall 2
2.0

Olympus FE310 TMS

T. Skaggs "RedThom", Amazon
16 May 2009
  • Summary: The camera had all the features I was looking for and was quite easy to use. However, when I attempted to download photos from it, I found that it was not possible because the camera caused a power surge in the USB port. The vendor I purchased the camera from was willing to replace it but they tried several others of the same model before shipping one of them to me and had the same exact result with each one. I would NOT recommend this camera to anyone.
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