But -- and I cannot stress this enough -- be specific! camera lens canon powershot 8 Questions View all pragathi Rep: 373 2 2 1 Posted: 07/21/2010 Options Permalink History Subscribe Unsubscribe How do I fix my disconnected lens? Try powering the camera back on. Yes No Voted Undo Score 1 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? http://cdbug.org/lens-error/lens-error-restart-camera-canon-powershot-s3is.php
Finally it costs Canon a lot of money to reengineer the lens drive mechanism to fix the flaw. Sonny DSC-W55:lens gets stuck occasionally on start-up. 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 i'd rather doing it my way. more info here
I heard the same pop each time. It would always shut back off. I Hate Camera's, since the lens is obviously out of alignment, recommend the last listed fix (trying to force it back into alignment).
March 7, 2008 at 10:13 AM jonno said... Method #7 work for me... Now we're entering into the realm of potentially damaging your camera in conducting the fix. Canon S110 Lens Error It is stuck in that position.
I have a big problem hope you can help....I have a powershot SD1000 and have had it since christmas went on a trip to the beach and it was working fine Canon Camera Lens Error Will Shutdown Automatically Hammond says: And have you purchased it yet? What I did was turn on the camera, allow the lens to extend, grabbed the lens casing when it attempted to close. http://photo.stackexchange.com/questions/11755/what-should-i-do-about-canon-powershot-lens-error-restart-camera thank god for amazon's wonderful return policy.
thanks! Canon Powershot A4000 Lens Error Miraculous results, it worked and continues to work! the motor is loud though, i then polished and oiled the zoom lens cases. Get a Professional Answer Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.Ask follow up questions if you need to. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee Rate the answer you receive.
I fixed the initial problem and broke the camera for good all in one step.... look at this site But there is some risk to your camera. Canon Powershot Lens Error Then I used the spine of the camera manual and to my surprise the lens actually retracted. Canon S100 Lens Error Fix Yes No Posted on Jan 18, 2010 10:19:33 PM PST Elango says: Any recent news about the Lens Error...?
March 22, 2008 at 8:14 PM Anonymous said... http://cdbug.org/lens-error/lens-error-on-canon-powershot-sd1300.php How is the ATC language structured? it is working again. The lens mechanism on compact cameras is one of the most vulnerable points, and it can get damaged even under normal use. How To Restart Canon Camera
If your comment is about an older model Canon, it's a little bit like posting a "beware, my Pinto blew up!" on a forum for the Ford Focus. The lens is a little noisy when it zooms, but it otherwise works.Word to the wise, don't keep loose smokes or food in the same bag as your camera. It worked really well for me. 11/25/2012 by Andrea Thank you!!! weblink Lens popped right out (instead of beeping and saying "lens error") and functioned as normal.
March 25 by stevea It worked ! Canon G12 Lens Error Matias,As mentioned, these fixes only seem to work for less than half of lens errors. For 12 months it proved an excellent camera, my first 'really good' camera (I am 50+)....or so I thought!After googling the problem, it appears that lack of use may be one
Really was looking forward to working with RAW images while hauling a lot less stuff.... 8-< bummer. it really worked ^.^ 08/14/2015 by mybross I was seriously freaking out thinking I had to buy another camera, thank you so much! Any help would be appreciated. Canon G10 Lens Error Restart Camera Good luck!
I suspect a ribbon cable became dislodged or slightly disconnected from its connector. The lens error on start up is due to a small electric motor that resides within the lens unit. I can give more details if anyone needs them but you do need to be able to unsolder a couple of wires and the battery terminals.In any case the lens assembly check over here High power lithium non-rechargeable batteries help in some cases.Even if the lens extends, it is quite possible that it does not make it to the correct sensor point due to something
If the post gives thoughtful pros AND cons, I am more likely to believe that it is a "real" consumer writing the post, but if it is biased one way or March 20, 2008 at 9:38 PM charlotte said... Can you please suggest which camera would be a good choice. My camera was filled with sand...somehow, and the lens had got stuck and wouldn't retract.
Thank you so much for your wonderful blog. ~Freddy May 12, 2008 at 4:17 PM Anonymous said... It works fine now. Thanks! I have a Sony Cybershot DSC-W5.
Yes No Voted Undo Score 4 Cancel Comments: Thanks for this tip. If you hear this click, immediately stop and try the camera. i was freaking out when i got this problem on my canon digital ixus i7 and to think all i need to do was fix #4 to solve it all! But, here are some things that you can do that may correct it, without even opening the camera.
With newer cameras I am usually hesitant to suggest these options since they include some more extreme procedures that may cause further damage if not done correctly, but since I'm sure share|improve this answer answered Feb 17 '14 at 14:55 Georgy Ivanov 1112 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote I own a PowerShot A495 and recently the lens was stuck However note that a lens error might sometimes override the reset option, and thus the option might not appear. But after reading all this, thought "what the heck" and pushed harder, it clicked and went back in!!!!
I mean, a loud zoom motor, or a £100 repair bill? I guess I tapped hard enough to break something inside, it looks like a small bulb that is also now white... Thanks a lot!!!I tried most of the tips but the one that worked was pulling on the lens barrel while starting up the camera. This can sometimes cause an error on startup due to the additional power needed to open the lens barrel.