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My daughter has a digital samsung camera and thinks sand may have gotten into the lens area and now it will light up that it's on but can't view any pic's and lens will not retract to close

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My daughter has a digital samsung camera and thinks sand may have gotten into the lens area and now it will light up that it's on but can't view any pic's and lens will not retract to close

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When this camera is turned on, the lens comes out and then immediately retracts and closes. The viewing screen comes on in solid white and then turns off when the lens retracts and closes. The camera then turns itself off.

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Hello, I have the s7000. My batteries seem to be fine. It does not save the pictures quickly like it used to. The green light at the back stays orange for a while, then flickers orange/gree, then it has saved the photo and i can shhot again. Also when i turn it off, if the light is orange it will not close or retract the lens. Only after a few seconds, quite a few will it close. I also notice the pictures are not as sharp as before. Also, a few times the lens has not come out when turned on,

The saving issue may well be helped by unloading the photos from the memory and memory card and then reformatting it. It is recommended that the memory be reformatted after every download of photos rather than just extracting them and using the ... Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera

Lens Error Hi, When i start my camera, (Normally lens will open) the lens open and immediatly it gets closed with a sound . and says "LENS ERROR" on the screen.and closes. but i can see and download photos which i have taken with that photo viewing mode. But i cant take any new photos Kindly Help me in this Thanks Aby

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I have a ultrak kc552bcn camera with a ultrac cctv lens 7-70mm f1.8 lens on it that goes complete white in the day and is seens ok a dusk and not to bad in low light cant seem to adjust for day use almost like lens not closing of enough light for some reason amy suggestions

The toggle switches on the back will turn features on and off...just test cameras during the day when it is really bright, switch toggles one by one off, then back on if it doesn't help. One of those switches will resolve your problem. Otherwise, the ... Digital Cameras

Camera was dropped in use and the lens has half closed and jammed! The camera will not turn on even to view the pictures on the memory card. Is there a way to reset or manually close the lens? Also do you need special tools to disassemble? as I cant see how it comes apart.

Hi try to reset ur camera...To do such reset, turn on the camera and hold the menu button down for longer than 5 seconds. A message should hopefully come up on your LCD asking if you want to reset the camera. Select Yes...thank u!!!rate m ... Casio EX-Z1050 Digital Camera

Suddenly, after taking some photos the camera will light up to the Fujifilm start window, and no further, then blacks out. It will not shut off with the power button, nor retract and close the lens even when I pull the battery out. I have tried two batteries. When I plugged the camera into the laptop, the lens retracted. Any ideas on what may be the issue?

The main board is bad. Was it recently dropped? If so, then the board might have been damaged - it's not worth fixing. When a camera is dropped it's like a car getting into a major collision - you'll have other problems later. As long as the memory c ... Fuji FinePix J10 Digital Camera

Lens stuck a went swimming with my olympus 770 in a swimming pool and whn i got out everything was fine with it.it was only until later i noticed that when i wanted to take a picture the screen turned blank and the lens wouldnt close.is it anything to do with chlorinated water? it shouldnt be right cause the olympus promotes its durability.i can still view pics but cant seem to get the lens to close and take a picture.pls help!

My wife an I purchased an Olympus Stylus 770 SW for our son as a High School graduation present 1 1/2 years ago. About a month ago he said that his camera quit working so I asked him to bring it home on Christmas break. It had the same symptoms as th ... Olympus Stylus 770 SW Digital Camera

The lens on my sd600 won't open when I turn the camera to picture taking position. Screen goes black and message says ''lens error, restart camera''. I have to go back to view mode and then turn camera off and on again in order for partially opened lens to retract fully and close.

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Camera V603 When I turn on the camera the lens retracts and the lights come on green then turn red and the lcd screen has a white screen with the kodak label and then lens closes and camera turns off.

The camera should be brought to a repair shop since it might be a mechanical problem or parts may need to be replaced already. ... Kodak EasyShare V603 Digital Camera

Olympus u series mju 410, has manual sliding cover over lens, when retracted camera wouldcome on and be ready to go. this has now stopped happening, have recharged battery, seems ok. the only way i can get something to happen is if i press and hold the quick view button on the back, i then have a picture in the screen and can view all stored photos, however cant down load etc, have lost manual, but have tried all known button options, i hope its just something silly, thanks neal

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My kyocera finecam S5R is acting strangely. Thought it was the battery so after buying a new one/after charging it continues to do the same thing! Problem. Turn on power button - viewfinder & Telephoto lens. Pop-up & advance..As It Should. But it Immediately. Retracts (lens) and viewfinder (closes down) .. At a loss what to do. Charging is fine. Green light is steady when complete after ovenight charge. Still the same results

First thing to check is that the battery terminals inside the camera are clean (use a qtip and alcohol, or a pencil eraser). Although a battery or power problem can cause this symptom, so can a lens issue. The following blog details the things y ... Kyocera Finecam S5R Digital Camera

2yrs ago I my Tl205 hit my door gently the lens was stuck out I pushed it in now it wont turn on it gives me a green light sound then turns off immediately I have the ability to get to the menu screen & view pictures I just cant take them b/c the lens is stuck How do I fix this? plz help!

The gears have probably been knocked out of alignment in the lens, and it will require somebody with the experience to try and correct the problem. ... Samsung DualView TL205 Digital Camera

Kodak Z700 Camer appears to be in a locked out mode. The lens is stuck partway out and does not retract if the camera is turned off. When turned back on The Green light comes on for approximately 5 seconds and then goes off. The viewing screen comes on for 2 to 3 seconds and goes out as well.

Hi,Tentative solution:I had the identical problem. I went as far as disassembling the camera ... not recommended.Instead of fussing with the lens cover, I pressed on the lens assembly (gently), the lens retracted and the ... Kodak EasyShare Z700 Digital Camera

I took a photo with my Olympus 5010 digital camera, and now the lens wont go back in. There's a clicking sound when i turn it on, but shuts down immediatly. I have charged the battery, and still cant close it or turn on. Plugging it into the charger allows me to view the photos but nothing more. thx

Bought an Olympus Stylus 5010 last October. Can't take any pictures now because nothing shows on the screen. What do I do? ... Olympus Stylus 5010 Digital Camera

Hi I have a Samsung L100 Digital camera. I was using it last night to make a movie, I finished the movie and than viewed the movie when I was done. I pressed the button to turn the camera off, well the lens stayed out and didn't retract and now when I try to turn the camera on the blue light comes on and than it beeps 3 times and turns off. I've checked the battery life and its full, right now I have it charging to see if anything changes >.> but I don't think it will. If you have any input it w

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Samsung L100 Digital Camera

My camera lens won't retract. i put in a fully charged battery and all i get when i switch it on is the light between camera and view blinking. can u help me

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I have an Akai digital camera model DC6371. On start up the lens pops out and screen lights up, but then the screen closes down and (often) the lens remains out even when the camera has been turned off. On trying to operate it again today, the green light indicates the camera is on for a few seconds and the screen lights up momentarily, but the lens doesn't pop out and the camera closes down again.

Looks like you have the notorious lens stuck problem. Since you said it pops out occasionally but does not go in, it is probably a faulty motor or some kind of mechanical obstruction. A qualified camera should be able to fix this for you but I recomm ... Akai DC6371 Digital Camera

Locked lens The lens is out and won't retract. This started out happening occasionally, and I found that if I removed the battery and re-inserted it, then the lens would close. Now it has come out and won't close at all. Even when I place it on the charger, it has made a little whirring sound but will not retract. Can anyone help?

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Inoperable When click camera "on", the lens protrudes only slightly, goes no further and I cannot see an image either through viewfinder or screen; the orange indicator light does not illuminate. Sometimes I hear the camera motor working, but nothing happens with the lens.. When I press "off", camera recedes normally. When I move the lever to view, green light illuminates and I'm able to view previous photos normally. I would greatly appreciate response promptly, since there are some beautiful s

The Zoom mechanizim is faulty- this is a shop repair job.The other possible cause is failing or incorrect battery type.Either will not deliver enough power to operate the lens.So check battery condition/type.IF OK Check Canon ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera

The lens will not retract or close. One day, it just wouldn't close. When I try to turn it on, the lens tries to focus, but since it won't retract it errors out and shuts down.

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The camera has not been used for some time. First up it would not open at all. Then following clues in support response t4613896 fix 1,2 and 4 I got the lens out, grabbed it before it retracted and rotated it a little. Finally got the lens opening, and retracting, nearly normal. Now when it opens there is a click at the end of its travel, and ditto when it closes, which sounds louder than usual. Sometimes it does not fully retract so I gently push it home - when I next open, the lens completes t

Unless you're a professional photographer who depends on the equipment for your living, don't worry about it and continue clicking away. If the worst happens and your camera fails, your life will continue....maybe even with a new camera. ... Digital Cameras

I have a casio exilim EX-Z200. it turned off with the lens partly exposed. it would not retract fully. i tried turining it on but it turns off again with the lens still partly retracted. it makes a somewhat like vibrating sound when the camera tries to retract the lens (while it turns off by itself). i cannot also view my photos since it won't turn on. i tried turning it on-off, removing battering and sd card and pressing the on/off, green and red buttons at the same time but none of these wo

HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that ... Casio Exilim EX- Z200 Digital Camera

Lens doesn't retract when cover hits it. Only way to get lens to retract is to take out battery, put it back in, and then the lens slooooowly retracts, but will bounce back out if cover is closed quickly...Going to Europe in 2 days..should I buy a new camera???

The original problem was a camera with jammed lens mechanism or faulty lens motor. I think the camera had been replaced.The following post is directed to new users following up on this thread, as the original problem had already been sort ... Olympus Stylus 400 Digital Camera

Lens will not retract. orange and green lights come on, but preview screen remains dark and lens will not retract when I trun it off.

Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or ... Digital Cameras
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