Shutter Bugs

A recall of Olympus 35mm film cameras has been expanded. There is a problem with the flash circuitry.

There is a problem in the flash circuitry that can cause the cameras to overheat and smoke when turned on.

This is an expansion of a recall announced in March. A total of 1.2 million cameras are included in both recalls. The company has received 21 reports of flashes overheating.

The recall initially included Infinity Twin, AF-1 Twin, Infinity Zoom 200 series, AZ 200 series and Quantary Infinity Zoom 222 cameras. The new recall adds Infinity Zoom 76 and Promaster Infinity Twin cameras. The model names are printed on the faces of the cameras.

The cameras were sold through the mail and at department, electronic and camera stores around the country between January 1989 and December 1995.

For a free repair or replacement, if necessary, call 800-480-1247. For more information, visit the Olympus Web site.

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