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How to remove a Canon auto-shut lens cap to clean the inside lens



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How to remove a Canon auto-shut lens cap to clean the inside lens


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PANASONIC dmcfz8 Problem: When I turn on the camera and remove the lens cap I get a message on the lens that says "remove lens cap & press button". It seems like the zoom is stuck. We were using the camera for a inside night graduation & was at a distance from the subject that we wanted to shoot. After a few zoom shots we shut the camera off and when we tried to take more pictures the above problem started. Please Help!


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Hi,As i saw this Question since Jan, 10, i thought to give you some details. As no one seems to have a wiring for this Model, you could buy a Service Manual Online.I search and came across this site :-http://www.s1 ... Digital Cameras

I just bought a Canon 450D and followed the setup instructions, but when i take a picture nothing is displayed on the lcd and the image stored is blank? The camera is set to auto, lens cap is removed, SD cards(tried multiples) were low level formatted, battery has a good charge, flash is working.


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Remove lens hi Iv had a lumix DMC-FX3 for a while now. Just the other day i found a dark spot on the lens. I cleaned the front of it but the spot is still there. I relised that maby the spot in the inside. Is their a way to take off the lens so i can clean it. thanks


GOT IT!!! I had the same problem. Took all of the screws out\015\012of the thing and disconnected the PCB. That allowed me to take the Lenses unit\015\012out. Once I did that, dismantle the Phillips screws from the rear of the lens\015\012and pull th ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX3 Digital Camera

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Try cleaning the lens contacts on the camera body and on the lens.This maybe the problem, it is not making contact with the lens zoom motor. ... Digital Cameras

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I have a canon EOS 450D Digital Camera & it won't auto focus using the smaller lens when switched to AF. The larger lens works fine when switched to AF, does it need cleaning or do i need to get new lens?


Hi dear boyd kellie, try clean the lens contacts if no solve contact a Canon service.Best regards ... Canon EOS 450D Digital Camera

Have a canon DSLR EOS1000D with Sigma 70-300mm lens. When using on auto modes it will not take images and shows message camera not communicating with lens clean lens contacts. Have tried this with no success. On none outomatic modes works fine.


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I have a EX-S600 Casio. When I turn it on the lens pops out, I get 3 audible beeps, hear some grinding and then the lens retracts and the camera shuts off, it all takes about about 6 to 7 seconds. I've removed the battery, SD card, cleaned the pop out lens and nothing seems to work. HELP!!!


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I need to know how to remove the zoom lens to clean a water spot inside.


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How can you clean the inside of the canon a590 IS camera. Can you take off the lens to clean the back side?Thanks..Dave


You can't clean the inside of the camera. ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera

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Canon powershot sd870 is wont shut the lens.. appears the error lens restart camera thing... it happened once but it fixed itself after not using it for a while but now it's back and worse, its pretty much stuck and something sounds loose inside if i shake it a bit... i dont know about the warranty but i think im no longer within that period... also i live in mexico so... if you send me to a service center in the us, not gonna work :S please help ):


I know you're not in the US but try www.camerasandparts.com I don't know if they'll offer you service from where you are but in the US, there the ones for service on the Canon Powershot models. That problem is $79 for everything, parts and labor an ... Canon PowerShot SD870 IS Digital Camera

Camera (turned off) was dropped into fresh water. I removed battery and completely dried it out in a warm oven and it works fine except it has a stain in the middle of the inside of the lens. Any ideas on how to take lens off and clean?


Unless you have the experience, the tools, and the re-alignment equipment, you can't do this yourself. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Digital Camera
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