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Samsung S85 Troubleshooting

Identification and Background

The Samsung S85 Digital Camera is an 8MP with 5x Optical Zoom camera, and was released in 2008. It is part of Samsung's S-Series digital cameras, and has an array of advanced controls for entry-level photographers. The camera features an SHD lens which is the 35mm film equivalent of a 38-190mm lens. This camera also has several software features such as 14 scene modes and face detection.

This guide aims to provide users a practical guide for general troubleshooting issues that may arise from every-day use, especially focusing on exchanging broken parts. The guides will provide users with the ability to dismantle essential parts of the camera and potentially repair or replace them.

Tech Specs


Sensor Resolution: 8.2 Megapixel

Optical Sensor Type: CCD

Total Pixels: 8,300,000 pixels pixels

Effective Sensor Resolution: 8,200,000 pixels pixels

Optical Sensor Size: 1/2.5"

Optical Zoom: 5 x

Digital Zoom: 5 x

Auto Focus: TTL contrast detection

Face Detection: Face-priority AF function

Digital Video Format: MPEG-4

Image Recording Format: JPEG

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio

Manufacturer: Samsung

Lens System

Type 5 x zoom lens - 6.3 - 31.5 mm - f/2.8-4.6

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 38 - 190mm mm

Focus Adjustment: Automatic

Min Focus Range: 31.5 in

Macro Focus Range: 0.4 in - 31.5 in

Zoom Adjustment: Motorized drive

Features: Built-in lens shield

Camera Flash

Camera Flash: Built-in flash

Flash Modes: Fill-in mode


Microphone Operation: Mode mono


Memory Card Slot: SD card


Battery type: AA

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 3.9 in

Depth: 0.9 in

Height: 2.5 in

Weight: 5.4 oz

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