Can you please suggest which camera would be a good choice. Some common error messages that might show up on the LCD's of cameras with this problem include "E18 lens error" (older Canon Powershot), "ACCESS" error (Sony Cybershot), "Zoom Error" (Fuji Finepix), some sand came out, and the camera started working. Head over to Canon's repair website here. http://cdbug.org/lens-error/lens-error-repair.php
They're relatively easy to reseat. so thank you!! Variations to Fix #7b include gently pulling, rotating, and/or twisting the lens barrel while hitting the power button. Hi,Just a quick note to say that with the help of the Dyson (other vacuums are available) I managed to get our Casio Exilim Z1000 working again. why not try these out
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. Matias February 18, 2008 at 4:49 PM Camera Repair said... The lens would not retract I saw a bunch of fixes online that did not work. Went back in like a charm!Thanks for all the help and good luck to all.
Inserting this cable ensures that the camera's LCD screen remains off during the start process. REPAIR TECHNIQUE 5) Place the camera on its back, pointing up. For example, the following blog was started with the intention of advising people NOT to bang on their camera. Nikon Coolpix Lens Stuck January 28, 2008 at 3:18 AM Sara said...
After visiting a number of locations on the internet, and trying a number of fixes I became desperate. Canon Camera Lens Error Will Shutdown Automatically I went down the list of fixes - and #6 worked!! (Banging it around a bit). and ran some more compressed air though.
When i turn it on everything is fine, i can zoom, look at my pictures and everything.
You should hear a "click" as it pops back into place. I Dropped My Camera And The Lens Is Stuck Take a picture and view it on your computer using a card reader. While holding the shutter button, turn on the camera. I have a Canon Powershot A560, whose lens wouldn't even BEGIN to open, and it reported "Lens error, restart camera".
All cameras are known to have some sort of problems that reviewers state. http://photo.net/canon-eos-digital-camera-forum/00UpIJ Fix #1c: For those of you who can still access your camera's menus with this error, try finding and selecting the "factory reset" option to set your camera back to its Lens Error Restart Camera Canon With the lens pointed down, try "gently" tapping around the lens barrels with a small item such as a pen or pencil. Camera Lens Stuck I fixed the initial problem and broke the camera for good all in one step....
Anybody have a fairly good guesstimate? this content i was so afraid of telling me mom, and i had planned to spend like 80 dollars getting it repaired. I have a Nixon Coolpix L6. However note that a lens error might sometimes override the reset option, and thus the option might not appear. Camera Lens Won't Retract
I can get a picture up now but its blurry and the lens isnt coming out properly any ideas please Charlotte March 21, 2008 at 9:45 AM kalysta said... June 10, 2008 at 12:11 PM Lihtan said... It would always shut back off. weblink Focus should slowly start improving.
My wife did drop the camera accidentally and got the lenses stuck. Nikon Coolpix L840 Lens Error Keep in mind that you may damage the camera further, and please don't blame me if you do. But note that the fixes listed here will not work for everyone.
While doing these, listen for a click that indicates that the lens barrel guide pins have reseated in their guide slots. My camera doesn't have a rubber cover for the usb port, so, similar to the "tapping" method, I turned the camera so the lens was pointing down and smacked the bottom And I didn't get sand in it (as far as I know). Nikon Coolpix L830 Lens Error April 23, 2008 at 12:39 PM i hate cameras :) said...
At least now i don't have to buy a new camera. After gently but firmly tapping the A/V out corner of the camera 4 or 5 times it works like a charm again.THANK YOU VERY MUCH! I have a Sony Cyber Shot and was about 10 seconds away from buying a new camera till I saw your site. check over here Keep repeating until the lens is fully extended.
Even before I posted. I'm glad I did. April 3, 2008 at 3:40 PM Anonymous said... I had to use a disposable for the rest of my trip because we were remote.
This means that the camera will have more power for the lens motor, and will have more power to deal with dust and sand particles that might be jamming the lens. B1ackhat Jul 4, 2011 Re: S95 Lens Error...I'm now TOAST with this camera. Repeat the procedure until the lens extends all the way. Listen for that "click" and stop immediately if you hear it.
There was a visual dent on the outer lens, After performimg steps 1 through 7, minor force was applided to the outside of the lens while turning on the power, it the springs on this model are different than what I saw on the article about the A1000. Only this time using a little more force than before. Cancel kip Rep: 49 1 Posted: 07/27/2012 Options Permalink History I just used a very very thin (almost paper thin) rewards card (anna's linens) and gently circled the the outer layer
I had a friend that let me try to fix her Canon PowerShot SD600 after it produced a lens error and wouldn't do anything. If you notice that the gap is not even all the way around the lens, the problem should be easy to fix. January 4, 2008 at 9:18 AM Camera Repair said... Fix #5: Blow compressed air in the gaps around the lens barrels with the idea of blowing out any sand or grit that may be in there jamming the lens.
I tried all your fixes, including opening the thing up (following your other Coolpix instructions and just guessing at what to do) but I couldn't actually get to the lens pins/guides I just scare to open it by myselt.Thank you for your best comment/Regards January 25, 2008 at 12:57 AM Camera Repair said... After a bit of research I decide to strip the entire camera down and clean everything.