Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera ?
When I start the camera, the screen says lens error, restart camera. I resart and the same thing happens over and over. The lense will not open at all.
Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ...\015\012Unfortunately, many cameras that fall prey to this can only be corrected by professional repair. But, here are some things that you can try that may correct it. They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try.\015\012
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When I start the camera, the screen says lens error, restart camera. I resart and the same thing happens over and over. The lense will not open at all.
Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. O ... Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera
I have a Sony DSC-W170 and when I turn it on it powers fine and the lense opens, then shuts and opens a few times then stays open and tells me to 'turn the power off and on again'. I have done this and it doesn't solve the problem the same thing just happens again and again. I would'nt mind but it was fine then just stopped working, please help.
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Yes in my new sx30 IS I opened it new put the battery in it and a chip, and turned it on, powered up ok, then the lense Loudly shakes and after a few seconds the LED readout says lense error, camera will shut down which it does. I restart it again and the same thing happens. Can you help or did I just get a defective camera?
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I think my lense is jammed? Becasue it wont open all the way and when i turn on my camera it says restart, lense error. and i try turning it on and off and the same thing keeps happeneing.. what do i do? :/
Mine dropped when i was doin time lapse without a tripod once, had this problem. mine had the middle ring jammed lightly out of place, i gently snapped it back, and it works fine still. seems like i had to take off the innermost silver ring to real ... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera
My camera turns on and then right back off. wen u press the power bottom the screen comes on and shows the Kodak label like its turning on and the lense begins to open but immideatly closes and the camera turns back off. i charged my camera all night but the problem persisted. the only thing i can think of is tht the day this happened i took my camera with me to the beach and it was warm but not extremely hot.
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I have had a vivitar camera in the past and have just borrowed one and the same thing happened to both. The Battery ran out and now the lense is stuck out and with new batteries the screen only flashes on for a second then goes off and nothing happens to the lense! This needs fixing because is not mine and needs to be looked into as it is obvioulsy a problem with vivitars in general!
You've got to clean the contacts in the battery compartment. To do this, just dampen a Q-Tip with some rubbing alcohol and gently clean all the contacts. This will solve your problem. P.S. do the same to the battery and the charger.Thanks, Dana ... Vivitar ViviCam 3760 Digital Camera
Canon Powershot SD450 E18 problem: The camera lense would not open and reported error code E18 on power-up and then would shut down. I followed a procedure on the web for this issue and got the camera lens to open and it was working (able to take pictures for about a minute). When I powered down, the lense did not completely retract. I tried re-powering on but nothing happened. The camera is not getting any power. I figured the battery died so I re-charged it. I put the fully charged batt
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A classic one... so it seems, but I could not find an answer here or elsewhere. My Lumix DMC-FP1 normally can be turned on by either opening the lens cover or by pushing the 'ON' button. It does not any longer recognize the fact that the lens cover IS open. When pushing ON it comes back with message "Please open lense cover", even with cover open. Yes the thing did fall ... I have downloaded service/repair manual but there are no hints on how to fix. Can it be fixed? That is the question.
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Our camera froze in the open position, the lense is out and nothing will happen. It won't close, it won't take a picture, it won't move. Before this happened, we had to replace the battery. Then the image on the screen started looking really bright and crazy. It is now doing nothing. Is it fixable?
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I own a canon powershot S3 is and I am getting this strange E24 error where in the camera lense would comes out and just goes in . Another interesting thing I observed is when the LCD is on and I am in the image display mode (That is browsing the existing images) then there is no problem if the LCD panel is open or closed the camera just seem to respond normally, only when I change to the shooting mode the camera lense would come out and go in with the camera shutting down. what is problem with
It sounds like it needs to be serviced. If you're out of warranty, then go to this site: www.camerasandparts.com They just service the Canon Powershots exclusively and they ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera
Broken camera My daughter has a FE 140 Olympus Digital Camera. We have had some problems. When you turn it on it beeps, the red light flashes, and the lenses goes in and out. The same thing happens when we try to download pictures, except that the camera will shut off, leaving the lense out. Do you have any idea what could be wrong?
In addition to the one year World Wide Warranty,\015\012issued by Olympus Corporation in Japan, the European warranty, issued by Olympus Imaging Europa GmbH, is\015\012valid for two years from the date of purchase, if purchased after 1st ... Olympus FE-140 Digital Camera
I have a Samsung TL220. I was taking pictures yesterday and all of a sudden the camera shut off but didn't retract the lense. I tried to turn it back on, and it would make a beep sound and then shut off again. I recharged the battery fully, then tried it again, the same thing happened. Is there a way to reset the camera, or to manually shut the lense? I need help please!!! Thanks!
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My camera turns on and shuts off right away, the lens comes outand the screen does it's opening casio thing and the green light is flashing then all of a sudden the screen goes black and the lens goes back in, i fully charged the battery and still get the same thing happening!
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I have a new Rebel xs kit, and after 20 shots, I got the err 99. I did all the above, that is from cleaning contacts to everything possible procedure mentioned in this forum. There are few things that I noticed. My err 99 is displayed with or without any lens attached, I did this to fault isolate the problem and it is on the camera body. It only happens when the camera is off, then on, and the first shot triggers error 99. With the camera on, I opened the battery cover and closed it. and surpris
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My Canon PowerShot S400 shows a blurred image on my screen, one that looks like streaks of light. As I pan the camera the streaks move, too. Sometimes, but not consistently, when I take a photo there are streaks on the resultant image, often greenish blue. Here's something else: When I turn the camera on, the lens opens with a series of small clicks, such as might happen if the lenses have been damaged in some way.
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I have a canon SD1100 I just purchased and after a few minutes the camera will not shut off, the power button won't work and I have to open the battery cover to turn it off. Somehow this completely drains the battery too every time even if it was just charged. Also the camera turns itself on by itself about 10 minutes after you put the battery in it and once again you can't turn it off. I got another battery and the same thing happens. Otherwise it works fine.
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My easyshare camera drains batteries every other usage. but right now I put new batteriers in several times and I hear it start but nothing happens the shutter doesnt open and nothing comes on. I just got this camera in april and may have used it six times. I am very careful with my things and take good care of them. This has never been dropped and I keep it in the house when not in use.
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Display reads: Battery empty, Camera will not function with new batteies, lense cover will not open. NOTHING happens.
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I have a kodak v570. I powers up showing the easyshare logo and then shuts right back down as if the battery were dead. I have placed the camera in the charging cradle without the battery and it still does the same thing. The lense cover does not open.
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MJU 300 Hello my partners MJU 300 camera has developed a fault where when the shutter slide is opened it starts as normal the lens extends the lcd starts then allmost imediately the lens retracts. if it does stay out/on as soon as you take a photo it retracts & shuts down. i have tried a different battery same thing happens. so in my wisdom i decided to remove the shutter slider cover in the hope of finding some fluff on a switch but unfortunately it has only worsened the problem now the camera
Sean \015\012\015\012 Sorry about this but Olympus charge \302\243100 flat rate for all repairs- costly i thought. however i opted for buying a replacement from Ebay \302\24330 as good as new. seems a real waste but looks like olympus run an almost d ... Olympus MJU 300 Digital Camera
Having same problems,nothing works...tried holding down on button and menu button...nothing.tried on button with trash button...nothing.only thing that has happened is camera has had little fit and lens remains open but nothing else working...help, am goin on hols on thurs :(
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