do not try forcing the lens. It briefly took a swim in my pocket when I fell into a jungle river in Malaysia and of course refused to work. I contacted Canon and received the following answer: It has been confirmed that some PowerShot S100 digital cameras encounter a lens error caused by a disconnected part inside the camera. My A410 fixed with technique # 8. his comment is here
Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Still dead. Then, after a moment it goes black and reads "lens error, restart camera" over and over again. A lot of people have reported success with this method. https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/24117/How+do+I+fix+my+disconnected+lens
EmailPosted July 31, 2013 9:14 amBrooksI have an SX100 IS and it started having a Lens Error about a month ago (no E18, just text). Not the answer you're looking for? Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension.
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 Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Examine and clean around the lens barrel any noticed dust or dirt. Lens Error Canon S100 Very disappointing, as we have always cared greatly for our camera, and it is my picture source for EBay and My Seniors.
EmailPosted March 24, 2015 10:11 amDanI just went through the lens error problem with my Canon G12. Canon Camera Lens Error Will Shutdown Automatically The Lens error message occurred, although the next power on the lens extended further and all is now working.Thanks heaps. Again, the goal is to attempt to straighten or align the barrel if it's crooked or twisted. Their site is, www.CamerasAndParts.comNext question, does anyone know of a place online to get a manual for a Canon camera.
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I have a Canon Powershot A540 with a lens error. I have a Canon PowerShot A560 and I dropped it while I was taking a picture and it turned off. I removed the caulk that seemed to be in excess, left what I could and snapped the ring back in place, paying attention to fit the appropriate parts together. weblink Place it on the back with the lens facing up and take a look at the spacing between the lens and the lens housing.
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I have a casio exz75. I was bit put off as there was no obvious damage or any irregularity in the lens but I pushed it down until I heard a click. March 25 by stevea It worked ! Canon G11 Lens Error Restart Camera You should hear a “click” as it pops back into place.
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