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Sony cybershot dsc-w55 lens will not completely retract at power down and when started up you get ''Access........turn power off an on again'' lens doesn't move


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OMG turn the camera upside down on a hard surface and turn it on... totally worked! Thanks!
I did as Stephan said and blew on the lenses as they were extending. That didn't work but I then carefully and I do mean carefully pulled and slightly turned the lens as it was extending. There may have been sand in between the lenses since we had last used it on vacation. My camera is now working perfectly.
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Sony cybershot dsc-w55 lens will not completely retract at power down and when started up you get ''Access........turn power off an on again'' lens doesn't move


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We have a Sony Cybershot DSC-W1. When we turn the camera on it fails to start properly. The lens moves a little, it beeps 18 times and then displays "Turn the power off and on again". We have tried changing the batteries, but it has made no difference. When we turn it off it moves the lens, but does not bring it fully back. Any tips appreciated.


Goto http://www.digitalcamrepair.com/self_diagnosis_page.htmfor self diagnosis.please let me help you before leaving a bad feed back. ... Digital Cameras

Lens is stuck and wont move. on the screen it states "Turn the power off and on again" help pls? Was working just fine and then started with the lens not opening...I opened manuelly and now it wont't take pics...I can view them on disc BUT it just says "turn power on and off" on the screen. Help!!!


I agree that the camera needs to be sent back when this happens.  I have seen people suggest pulling on the lens (a bad idea) and smacking the camera / rapping it upon something (an even worse idea).  Not only will these options often fail ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170 Digital Camera

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See if the memory card cover had been open in that moment .However if the problem persist the camera must go to the repair shop. The syscom and associates circuit has faulty .God bless you ... Digital Cameras

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When power is turned on the zoom lense moves in and out on its own for a couple of seconds then stops. Camera remains on (battery is charged) The message changes from "access" to "turn the power off and on again." When that is done the same process happens again. Photos can be retrieved that are in the memory to view but the problem is getting to the starting screen in order to take a picture. What's up with that? Hope you can help!


This could be dust or lint or sand that has worked it's way into the lens assembly, and is keeping the lens from initializing. Often, you can take compressed air and blow it into the front lens assembly, to try to free up the small gears there. H ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

When starting the camera, I get a black screen that says "Access". The lens pops in and out several times. Then the message, while the lens is out, is "Turn the power off and on again". Help.


I'll forward a link to a page where you can view the information to troubleshoot \012this issue.\012\012\012Please click on the link to view the troubleshooting steps then follow all the steps and check if that helps.\012\012\012 ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

Go to power it on, lens is stuck shut, immediately turns off. It makes the noise of starting as usual, the screen turns on and does its normal warmup, then the lens doesnt open and it turns off. tried a million times.


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When power is turned on the lens opens and then shuts repeatedly until telling me to turn off the power and start again but doing this just causes it to do the same thing. How can I get it to open an operate properly. The battery is fine as I can view existing photos etc. on the screen.


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I have dropped my camera and now the lens is stuck in the out position. When I switch the camera on, I get the Cybershot logo on the screen with the start up sound and then it powers down with the lens still out. Thanks Minka


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I was using my Cyber-shot DSC-W120 when it started to drizzle. Just as I was about to put it away, I heard a pop and then it powered off with the lens extended. I can't get the camera to power on again. Is there a way to fix this please?


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The lens is stuck in close-up. i cannot get it to move except to shut the power off. i changed all batteries.


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