What did happen with the newer one is that, coincidentally (or not?), the sd card is now corrupted. My camera lens is disconnected from the actual position. i have a canon powershot sd1000.my sister dropped it a couple inches on the lens while it was still retracted. In that case, try thinking of the lens as a dislocated shoulder. his comment is here
I guess I tapped hard enough to break something inside, it looks like a small bulb that is also now white... PS: I had no memory card in the camera (with its door closed) during the entire process. 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, Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. http://photo.stackexchange.com/questions/11755/what-should-i-do-about-canon-powershot-lens-error-restart-camera
We've been through 7 different cameras and a few times it was because the camera was dropped. I really like the camera and havent had it long. 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 jdolly, one more thing.
When I turned it on again I aimed toward the ceiling and snapped a picture really fast and it was fixed! I have written a blog post about some things that you can do to try to correct it. It was working fine without indicating any problem... Lens Error Canon S100 Cancel ssimpson Rep: 1 Posted: 08/10/2012 Options Permalink History Well, I was really upset when my beloved Canon PS SX10IS gave me a 'Lens Error, Restart Camera' message.
however i fixed it by taking it apart, the top cover thingy, and then pushing the lens back down into place. Then I turned it on again, when the error message popped up I held down the play button that looks like a triangle in a square and the Function set button Thanks for this forcing the lens closed then power cycling worked for me 15 May 2011 at 20:38 ZayDee said... January 16, 2008 at 6:01 PM Camera Repair said...
It wouldn't make any noises or anything when I turned it on; I just got the lens error. Canon G10 Lens Error Restart Camera Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. January 18, 2008 at 7:26 PM Pradeep said... BUT I DID THIS BEFORE THE PAGE LOADED.
I thought the camera was a goner after the store said it wasn't worth repairing and it was past the extended warranty on it. Yes No Voted Undo Score 7 Cancel Comments: I tried that and it did not work 12/04/2015 by Doreen Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want Canon Powershot Lens Error Will Shutdown Automatically Restart Camera I have a Nixon Coolpix L6. Canon G12 Lens Error Try grabbing and holding the smallest inner lens barrel at its furthest extended position, preventing it from returning to the camera.
Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. http://cdbug.org/lens-error/lens-error-restart-camera-ixus-80-is.php Number 7 tip eventually solved the problem (Tapping it lightly on the back a few hundred times) –Yochai Timmer Oct 6 '11 at 12:12 add a comment| up vote 5 down I tried some of the things here but it is not working. The camera is working perfectly again. Canon Powershot A4000 Lens Error
While the power was still on and the lens was out, I simply (and gently) pushed down on the higher side. Your blog post seems to have helped many people, so I edited your answer to include the disclaimer required in our FAQ when linking to one's own site in hopes that When you looked at it the lens "hole" was sideways and it would not retract completely inside the camera. weblink After visiting a number of locations on the internet, and trying a number of fixes I became desperate.
Cancel Jeffrey Dodge @pnuematics Rep: 1 Posted: September 10 Options Permalink History September 10, 2016 Canon PowerShot SD630 DSigital ELPH Lens would not retact after dropping it while in use. Canon G16 Lens Error i don't know if someone dropped it when i wasn't home, whatever it is, it doesnt work. Hopefully, the camera will start normally.It's worth a try: don't know if it will help but it certainly can't hurt.If not, and the camera is too expensive to repair, one option
In fiddling with it, the outer ring came off. One grain of sand is enough to break the camera. So I can't get a good grip on the lens barrel to try to pull it out. Canon G11 Lens Error Restart Camera Pay particular care not to scratch your lens barrel with the needle.
I thought my camera was done for and literally followed these instructions exactly and it was fixed in under 10 seconds!!!!!!!!! 05/24/2013 by Melanie Freeman I received this error on my Clean again. After a bit of research I decide to strip the entire camera down and clean everything. On Sale Now 9 Answers Filter by: Most Helpful Newest Oldest Chosen Solution markus weiher Rep: 32.8k 132 56 38 Posted: 07/21/2010 Options Permalink History we had this question in the
on start-up. Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Should I open it to clean the lens and gears or should I just put it in some kind of liquid to remove those sand away without the batteries, and then January 17, 2008 at 7:07 PM amgehan said...
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