It was working fine without indicating any problem... March 9, 2008 at 5:53 PM Lynn said... But thought it won't hurt to try...Canon A510..powers on, shows the canon screen, lens stuck (almost all the way in except for maybe about 3/16 of an inch)then powers off. I put the screw back and the camera works like a charm. Source
I have a Canon Powershot A540 with a lens error. It says lens error 14 then changes to lens 22 and will shut off. bang the camera and the lens will work again. I predict (on June 16, 2013) that it will, as most people carry their phones in pockets and purses. http://photo.net/digital-camera-forum/00HBKN
Im just going to have to find out - but this post is really good! Now, after receiving a nasty shock becase I was not careful enough, I had to discharge the capacitor. January 17, 2008 at 7:07 PM amgehan said... The CCD is completely exposed.
i had tried sticking the cord in to charge it and i tried hitting it and what not haha, but yeahh! and contributors. only this time, it came out half way and then i pulled on it really hard to get it out and what do you know? Camera Lens Won't Retract The other day I was really mad at my camera, so I hit it really hard, and now it works!
April 24, 2008 at 8:09 PM Camera Repair said... Should i still try the methods. Note that most of the fixes listed here actually come from my reader's comments.
I have a Nikon Coolpix P2 that had a Lens Error.
Does anyone have any suggestions for me please? Nikon Coolpix L840 Lens Error I will keep on trying with these methods, and thank you very much for your quick response. I tried some of the things here but it is not working. Hey guys, thanks for your comments and suggestions.
I have a Coolpix 4800; I jammed the lens in an adapter during digiscoping. At least now i don't have to buy a new camera. Lens Error Nikon Coolpix And while it should be obvious that anything can potentially fail [in infinite variation] typically, it's moving parts and poor contacts that are at fault -- And your site nailed it Nikon Coolpix Lens Stuck This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camera, a stuck lens, jammed lens, or a malfunctioning lens.
charlotte,Lens errors, especially from falls are very common. this contact form Now the camera turns on, the lense goes out and in, but it will not take pics, and makes a dumb repeating da dadadada sound every time i press a button. January 23, 2008 at 5:28 PM Anonymous said... oh yea, I also can't turn it off before it powers off. Lens Error Restart Camera Canon
It would always shut back off. I figured I would post my experience in hopes of helping out the cause. But hey, that's better than buying a whole new camera. http://cdbug.org/lens-error/kodak-lens-error.php So, If you have a Kodak camera, or Nikon camera with "lens error", it may work again if you bang it a little, but that "repair" doesn't completely fix the problem.
Now that's a first. Nikon Coolpix S5200 Lens Error the lens retracted. If the above fixes didn't work for you, then please read through the reader's comments, especially the newer ones.
now it's fine. Digital Cameras I dropped my Kodak EasyShare C330 when the lens was out and now I'm getting the error messages 12 & 22. There is obviously some potential for further damaging your camera with some of these fixes, especially with Fixes # 6 and 7. I Dropped My Camera And The Lens Is Stuck The cost to repairing almost any point and shoot digtal is usually atleast the cost of buying a new one (if anyone would repair it at all).
April 1, 2008 at 10:29 PM Anonymous said... hey i have a kodak easyshare m753, and like a week ago, it wouldnt retract the lens and was stuck like that. Thank you, this blog entry was so helpful! Check This Out Then retracts, there's a partial shutter closure.
Or just drag it here! February 5, 2008 at 9:58 AM teenynz said... i tried taking it apart earlier this week but it is nearly impossible to get to the back of the lens because of all the wires and chips that dont want Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension.
Believe it or not, one BIG contributor to lens errors is using a camera case. Like everything else manufactured this day and age, digital cameras are no different....its all over-priced,disposable junk. was about to call manufacturing to have them fix it but id still have to pay shipping and possibly even fees if they dont include lens in their warranty. Forums Unified View Mirrorless Digital Cameras All Forums Modern Film Cameras Accessories Nature Alternative Cameras & Lenses New User Introductions B&W - Film & Processing News B&W - Printing & Finishing
Blowing compressed air into the lens did the trick! Learn more You're viewing YouTube in Greek. Many camera makers will not honor repairing this problem under warranty as they claim it is due to impact damage to the camera, or sand or debris getting into the lens May 3, 2008 at 4:26 AM S.T.
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