Once these materials work their way into the lens mechanism, that's all she wrote. well, by the 7th (10th?) time, I tried hitting it from the top right side, and, miraculously everything fell back into place. How munch would it cost to get camera fixed? im desperate for help! http://cdbug.org/lens-error/lens-error-on-nikon-coolpix-l3.php
I suspect I got some sand in the lens because the lens wouldn't close and just say 'lens error' and 'retry power on'. Should that not work turn camera back off and remove memory card and repeat the process. 3) Plug in the AV (audio/video) cable, the reason so is because this will provide I went down the list of fixes - and #6 worked!! (Banging it around a bit). Guess I'll have to get a new one. read the full info here
A++++ April 21, 2008 at 4:37 AM Rachel said... when i turn it on and quickly click the 'view pictures' button, i can view my pictures, and the lens does not come out, but when i just turn it on, At some times it says "lens error restart camera too" but the lens is still extended. I guess I tapped hard enough to break something inside, it looks like a small bulb that is also now white...
Reproduction in whole or part in any form or medium without specific written permission is prohibited. June 11, 2008 at 6:44 AM Matthew said... Im just going to have to find out - but this post is really good! Nikon Coolpix L830 Lens Error said...
I DID NOT drop the camera. #7 worked for me. Lens Error Restart Camera Canon And yes, the cost of fixing usually exceeds the value of the camera. This along with Fix #1c and #2 sometimes work for lens errors that occur from batteries wearing down while the lens was extended.
Thank you for your advice!This site truly gave me the inspiration to "slap" my camera out of its funk.
If the above fixes didn't work for you, then please read through the reader's comments, especially the newer ones. Nikon Coolpix Factory Reset They fixed it or replaced it for free every time. some sand came out, and the camera started working. OMG THAT WAS SO CLOSE.
April 10, 2008 at 1:10 PM Michele said... https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/82057/It+shows+up+a+lens+error+on+camera. OK, and maybe pigs will fly? Nikon Coolpix Lens Stuck It might just be i really messed up my camera but i tried ALLL of the ways and nothing worked... Nikon Coolpix L840 Lens Error Any suggestions??
There was an obvious click and slight realignment of the lens as it dropped back into place. this content March 30, 2008 at 1:01 PM Anonymous said... Share March 13, 2016 A lens error message on a Nikon Coolpix S220 can unfortunately be fairly common. This was without zooming in at all. Lens Error Nikon J1
Only consider this fix as an absolute last resort before tossing the camera, as there's some obvious potential for further damaging your camera by using this method. I would appreciate your help, thanks! Instead, would recommend repeated cleaning's with compressed air around the lens, and also in any openings of the camera (memory card slot, battery door, etc.). http://cdbug.org/lens-error/lens-error-nikon-coolpix.php Then a few gentle pushes on the 'gap' side of the lens, and testing the telephoto button till it stopped saying lens error - and hey presto - sharp pictures, as
Unfortunately, it's difficult to access these components in the elph series cameras (a lot of things in the way). Nikon Coolpix S3000 Lens Error HiI have Cannon Powershot. I did not get an error but after zooming to any extent, I was not able to zoom out.
To identify this camera from all other compact digital cameras on the market, look for the COOLPIX silver logo on the front of the camera, to the left of the lens. Eventually i slowly applied pressure on the focas len, and the zoom mechinism, when it was switching off, and it make a click. It's therefore usually better to try to gently pull, rotate or twist the lens barrel when powering the camera on. Camera Lens Stuck im desperate for help!
There was one position on the zoom dial that will take a clear picture but it took a while to find it. I mean, a loud zoom motor, or a �100 repair bill? I have a Canon Powershot A560, whose lens wouldn't even BEGIN to open, and it reported "Lens error, restart camera". check over here December 28, 2007 at 8:55 AM Holistic said...
February 5, 2008 at 11:35 PM Ronit said... hi there. HOWEVER, there is also some obvious potential for damaging or dislodging internal components with this method, such as unseating ribbon cables, or cracking LCD screens. I have a Kodak EasyShare C613 and I recently dropped it in the grass.
I have to say though, please add a caution to be gentle while doing the suggested tapping part. ifixit does nto do repairs:-) but you can try and fix it yourself. Thanks for putting this together. Thank You, From Patrick.
Yeah! January 17, 2008 at 7:07 PM amgehan said... I have a Casio Exilim EX-z77 and I brought it with me to the beach this weekend. Hope you get lucky, but keep in mind that only about half the people are able to fix their cameras with these procedures.Allawi, your symptoms sound like a CCD problem.
I have a casio exz75. Check it out by clicking here. the lens stays inside the camera and doesnt come out. Next proceed sequentially as instructed, but stop at step 5.
Also, I do not recommend probing too deeply around the lens barrel with the paper (don't go more than a 1 cm or 1/2 in) .