The only thing is, is that it is past it's warranty. Other variations include blowing with a hair dryer in "no heat" setting, or sucking the gaps with a vacuum (careful with this one). So I can't get a good grip on the lens barrel to try to pull it out. Thanks for the website!!! weblink
Thanks for this post! IF you have a USB cord, you can possibly plug in your camera an PC and copy all the pictures to your computer. In that case, try thinking of the lens as a dislocated shoulder. May 8, 2008 at 6:45 PM loca lynn said...
Learn How to Post and More  Community News  Best of the Community Blog  Notebooks Notebook Operating System and Recovery  Notebook Boot and Lockup  Notebook Wireless and Networking  Notebook Audio  Notebook Video, My wife is pretty upset at me for dropping her camera. March 7, 2008 at 10:13 AM jonno said... Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended.
I figured it was already broken so I fwacked it on the table a few times and nothing. anonymous,Talk about coincidences. i think that i will have to open it up. Camera Lens Won't Retract If it's too costly to repair, and you have no other option, you might want to consider retrying the last too fixes (tapping the camera, and forcing the lens).
Yeah! None of which worked. I guess I tapped hard enough to break something inside, it looks like a small bulb that is also now white... HP Photosmart M527 Digital Camera Lens error m527 12 7f80 - HP Photosmart M527 Digital Camera HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel.
mil gracias!~sigh ;) April 5, 2008 at 5:31 PM Anonymous said... Nikon Coolpix L840 Lens Error And remember, these fixes (especially #6 and 7) should only be considered for a camera that's out of warranty, who's cost of repair would be excessive, and would otherwise be considered Its amazing! Even more Canon E18 experiences, plus a good listing of E18 errors by Canon model: Nikon Coolpix L3 Lens Error - This site has a few other fixes not listed here
While testing the macro i accidentally stepped on uneven ground and hit the lens towards the wall. have a peek at these guys I have a Canon Powershot A540 with a lens error. FinePix A500: had this solution, tried everything. Look for any uneveness, and then gently try to straighten it by pulling pushing twisting as needed. Lens Error Restart Camera Canon
Fuji FinePix A345 Digital Camera Lens error i have a hp photosmart r742 digital camera,when i try to take picture it says lens error r740-033 If the lens makes griding sound After trying 4-5 more times, it seems to be working again.Maybe it's just me, but is seems the rotation mechanism is more or less shared technology between all the manufacturers (looking finally, I tried shaking and hitting and pushing. check over here Who would have thought.
Hold the middle button on the right side of the screen, while holding the OK and V buttons ... Nikon Coolpix S5200 Lens Error I have a Canon SD1000, that recently had a little bit of a different problem than most posts here. OMG THAT WAS SO CLOSE.
If the error message still displays or the lens remains extended, continue to the next solution. Turned off camera and performed slightly-more-than-gentle twisting of the lens. Hey my camera fell cause my brother threw it on now my dad is really mad because i had save my money for 3 years now i don't know what to I Dropped My Camera And The Lens Is Stuck Lens Error 15, I tried the W-40 trick and the tapping trick.
Result "zoom error" on screen, lens stuck halfway and the outer segment was at a strange angle. 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. Fix #2: If the camera's batteries ran down completely while its lens was still open, the camera may show a lens error or not start properly when new batteries are installed. this content Please help me ~Vanessa This is probably THE most common failure among digital cameras.
First here's a video summary of most of these fixes, and following that a detailed text description of the fixes. THEN I TURNED IT ON AND IT WORKED! FinePix A500: had this solution, tried everything. Hi, I write you from Argentina.
Turned it on and then off again and the lens cover finally closed. HP Hewlett Packard Photosmart 425 Photo Studio Digital Camera Lens error M525-12 (7f80) - HP Photosmart M525 Digital Camera This is probably THE single most common failure among digital cameras. Do you know how much they charge to fix it cause they wont tell me without me paying £20 just to look at it. The barrel would not go in, the lens opened halfway.
I'm sure you saved me a considerable amount in repairs or in a new purchase. My daughter dropped her Casio Ex-Z1050 while taking a picture and the lens would not extend fully and would retract again right away, but not fully. This can happen if there is debris in the lens, if the camera was dropped, or if the lens is defective. What do you think?
March 21, 2008 at 10:02 AM Camera Repair said... im desperate for help! 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) . But really, they only work for something less than half the people based on the voting, so don't feel too bad.
Telecelula 240.183 προβολές 9:31 Inside a digital compact camera (lens,sensor,zoom,motor,pcb) - Διάρκεια: 18:49. I was sitting on the floor and it slipped from my hand while the lens was out. I have to say though, please add a caution to be gentle while doing the suggested tapping part. Zooming in worked, but zooming out didn't and caused a lens error.I tried forcing the lens by twisting it to the correct position while powering of, and finally it clicked and
Lens error's are a potential problems for all digital cameras with a telescopic lens. I was so depressed (since we don't have the money to upgrade) but a quick scan of your fixes led me to quickly try Fix #4: Place the camera flat on i plugged it into my computer and its working now...