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Sp 550. zoom starts to come out on start up then clicking noise, screen shows zoom error then zoom retracts then powers off
If the camera has recently been dropped you may have lens damage that's\015\012preventing it from powering up. If it hasn't been dropped your\015\012problem\015\012may be due to weak/worn out batteries\015\012or corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera - which can\015\012prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the camera.\015\012Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the batteries and\015\012wipe the camera contacts firmly with\015\012a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush,\015\012steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen into\015\012the battery compartment during cleaning, then clean both ends of\015\012the batteries, place them back in the camera and give them a full\015\012charge. This\015\012cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 80% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, it may be time to replace the batteries, or the\015\012camera may have\015\012a problem that requires professional repair.
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Sp 550. zoom starts to come out on start up then clicking noise, screen shows zoom error then zoom retracts then powers off
If the camera has recently been dropped you may have lens damage that's\015\012preventing it from powering up. If it hasn't been dropped your\015\012problem\015\012may be due to weak/worn out batteries\015\012or corrosion on the battery contacts insi ... Digital Cameras
Zoom Error Just bought an Olympus SP550 Ultra Zoom for my daughter. In less than 24 hours the cam developed a problem. When she turns it on, the zoom lens goes part way out, a message "zoom error" shows on the screen, and it powers itself off. We thought it might just be the batteries, but new ones didn't help. Similar problem with SP-560UZ On power up lens clicks & sticks when zooms out. Then get "zoom error" & powers off. Tried new batteries, helping lens out. Leaving batteries out. Could not
I think a grain of sand was blocking the zoom tubes. This will not work if the camera has been dropped & the zoom apparatus is bent. It is entirely at your own risk & may invalidate any guarantee but they may charge anyway if you have got san ... Digital Cameras
Olympus SP- 550 UZ , Model number Sp -550 UZ, L 08208054 UO 18x optical zoom - 28mm wide, Digital Camera DC 6V As soon as the power button is pressed, the screen lights up the lens comes out with a message "Zoom Error" and the lens immediately goes back into the camera. I can also hear light clicking sound as the lens goes back into the camera. This problem has been going on occasionally and then I could see the object to be photographed. Now for the last few days I am unable to take any pictur
... Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera
Broken zoom my daughter dropped my canon power shot s400 broke the zoom. it won't retract or come out. when i turned it on the screen shows E8 message then it shuts off after 2 or 3 seconds. Any way to fix this myself?? thanx.
The E18 error is 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. ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera
Zoom will not go back when i power off, comes up zoom error My Olympus Stylus 830 does the same thing. Power it off, the zoom lens doesn't retract, and the camera won't fit in it's case. Power it back on, the zoom lens retracts briefly, and then expands again. I figure it's hosed. Any chance for a low cost fix?
Its better take it to the technician because the motor sensor that gives signal for closing the zoom lens are not working ... Olympus Stylus 830 Digital Camera
Zoom Error Just bought an Olympus SP550 Ultra Zoom for my daughter. In less than 24 hours the cam developed a problem. When she turns it on, the zoom lens goes part way out, a message "zoom error" shows on the screen, and it powers itself off. We thought it might just be the batteries, but new ones didn't help.
We had this problem for about 2 weeks, we discovered that having the camera auto retracted after the "ZOOM ERROR" message, giving the camera couples of light slaps (slap the camera's LCD side and aim the camera down), this fixed the camera right away ... Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera
Toshiba PDR-M700 When I power up the camera, the lens will not come out and sometimes will come out all the way to maximum zoom. When I power off with the lens out, it clicks as if something is stripped or loose. After shut down, I can push the lens back in. Once in a while the camera will work but eventually the "Lens Error" message comes up. This was a good expensive camera when I bought it but taking it in for service would probably cost more than the price of a new camera today. Can you sugg
It sounds as though the drive gear is slipping... If you give up on trying to repair your camera I may want to purchase it for parts (my sister-in-law broke my LCD display)email@example.com ... Toshiba PDR-M700 Digital Camera
Zoom error Fuji FinePix 440 showing zoom error on screen and lens will not retract. Any reset function?
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \015\012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a pro ... Fuji FinePix F650 Digital Camera
I have a nikon coolpix s3000 purple.it is 12 megapixels 4x wide zoom and 2.7 inch lcd-zoom was out-not kept in case-dropped on carpet on cruise ship maybe about 3 feet-get lens error-screen comes on but everything blurry-cant zoom or press shutter button but power light is green-left side of lens is raised up and i see slight gap in casing-right side is pushed down-dont know which side needs to match which side! does this mean that all the photos on my memory card are ruined-please advise-thanks
Your photos will not be affected by this fault. Just take the memory card out of the camera and read it with a card reader attached to the computer.Unfortunately the camera will probably need an expensive repair, or if that isn't economic ... Nikon Coolpix S3000 Digital Camera
Lens error, restart camera telephoto lens is stuck in zoom position and won't retract, so when i turn on camera, screens says "lens error, restart camera", but it won't restart...just keep coming up with same error message
Hello mnickoliThis is a fairly common error especially with the A560.This either means that something is jamming the lens , or that the\015\012lens sensor is faulty. This is a very , if not the most common problem\015\012with modern digit ... Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera
When I turn the camera on, it seems to get stuck zooming out. It clicks and the lense only comes out half way before stopping and the screen tells me that there's a zoom error
My camera is having this problem and at first it wouldn't come out at\015\012all, but i left it for about 2 hours or something like that and tiurned\015\012it back on and it comes out about half way now. Hopefully after another\015\012hour or so the ... Digital Cameras
The screen reads "lens error, restart camera. I can not get the lens to retract. I can not get the power to stay on. The cannon screen shows up momentairly - but fades to black and the message appears.
Remove the battery, let it sit for at least 2 hours, then put it back. \015\012put the batteries back, then gentle push the lens sideways to free its stuck part. if the error still occurs and the lens is not retracting, consult the\015\012warranty f ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera
Lens error Lens is fully retracted. At power on there is motor noise and clicking but the lens does not extend. Screen reports "lens error" and the camera shuts down. Can the camera be partially dismantled to release the lens or is this a full repair job?
Try the procedures in this tip before taking the camera in for repairs. ... Canon PowerShot S95 Digital Camera
LENS ERROR my Nixon camera was working fine one moment, I was taking pictures and then after I turned it off, I went to turn it back on and it starting zooming and making the urghtt noice as it focused in and out. it does that several times and then the lens error notice shows up on the screen. then i press power and it turns off, but when i turn it back on, the same thing happpens. In the LCD display at the back the image we try to take looks like a pic in a TV with bad signal, I tried to clean
This seems to be a problem with switch and the sensor inside the camera, Some time it works on magicaly like nothing has happend, After having this problem I have to on & off the lens for 3 or 4 times and clean the lens and 3 small holes in the f ... Nikon COOLPIX S200 Digital Camera
Fugifilm FINEPIX A205S When I switch on the power the zoom lense comes out but the screen is blank and when I try to turn the power off nothing happens and the lense doesnot retract.
Has t\\it got jammed.. ... Digital Cameras
Focus Error Zoom lense will not retract. Nothing happens. Shows Focus Error on screen. Cannot take photos
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Digital Cameras
My Olympus SP-550UZ 18x optical zoom has a problem. I turn it on, and the lens starts coming out, but it get stuck, and the sounds is this clicking noise. Then on the screen it says ZOOM ERROR and red text. After the lens goes back in and the camera shuts off. I've had this problem for a while and I searched everywhere to fix it. Help!
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera
I have a Lumix FZ35 camera that has a "zoom error" message that shows up on the screen after power up. The camera is useless like this. I have tried powering down pulling the battery and no luck. Any ideas?
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 you will have to get it fixed by a profess ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Digital Camera
My Sony Cybershot DSC-S950 10.1MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Zoom with Steady Shot returns error message "Turn the power on and off again"! on the screen. also, the lens dont retract like it normally does. i turn it off and on bt the error message persists. when i leave it on, it then turns off by itself after about a minute.
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 you will have to g ... Sony Cybershot DSC-S950 Digital Camera
Hello....my screen has the msg Lens Error!.....Please help! I hear a clicking sound when the lens come on after turning the power on....The lens comes out then retreats back...PLEASE HELP!!!!
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 you wi ... Nikon COOLPIX L3 Digital Camera
My Nikon Coolpix L12 will power on but won't take a photo. There are no error messages on the screen. The lens will extend and retract. The zoom works. The shutter release button depresses but will not "snap" a photo. The card in the camera is fine and is recognized by camera. Thanks for your help!
Well, seems like a camera failure to me,actually the processor inside the boards is wrong, maybe your product is a failure ones, I think it's better for you find the dealer or service center to solve this problem.But, you can try remove t ... Nikon COOLPIX L12 Digital Camera
I zoomed my Digital Camera FinePix J27 J28 J29 Ver1.03 with serial No 592D33313531090901C5D59US10715 now its showing error on the screen. and the lens is not coming out
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Fuji FinePix Z10fd Digital Camera
Stylus 730 /7.1 megapixel turn on power lens remains open screen shows ZOOM ERROR HAPPENED WHEN USING THE WIDE/TELE BUTTON
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camera. Some common error messages that might show up on the LCD's of cameras with this problem include “E18 lens error”, or “le ... Olympus Stylus 790 SW / µ[mju:]790SW Digital Camera
My daughter's camera will not turn on. When the power button is pushed the green light flashes on top and the screen shows a message of "lens error". The lens cover is open and the whole lens is zoomed out and will not go back in. Is this expensive to fix or would it be best to buy another camera?
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\012 after dropping it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\ ... General Electric A735 Digital Camera
Camera wont turn on zoom lens is stuck out camera power light comes on flashes for a few second the screen shows a E18 then it shuts itself down
The lens motor or drive has failed. Thats why you are getting the error and the lens won't retact.This is covered under warrenty if you have any. If not it can cost more than a new camera to get fixed. If you conact canon support or conac ... Canon PowerShot A410 Digital Camera