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Lens keeps getting stuck and then the camera won't take pictures.

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I have multiple sony dsc-h10 cyber-shot cameras that i use for work-i work in air ducts which tend to be very dusty and my camera lens keep getting stuck and will not retract back into the camera-therefore he camera will not let me take a picture-is there information on repairing or cleaning for this problem?

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Lens stuck My camera won't register to open the lens. I don't know how it was before, but the screen is completely black and it won't take pictures. If I open the lens manually, the screen shows the image, but obviously I cannot take a picture with my thumb across half the lens. Is this fixable, or should I get a new camera?

Yes it is fixable. if there is a friction in the movement of the lense cover blades this happens. If it is due to fine sand or dust try using a soft brush with a rubber pump fitted at the back so that it cen blow the sand off the camera. The problem ... Fuji FinePix F470 Digital Camera

Water damage Hi, One of my kids knocked a drink over my camera and I have dried it out. The lens was not working, but seems to be now. But the picture is not good at all, and I can not see the picture I am about to take. It take photos OK just can not see what I'm taking. I keep getting told its probably cheaper to buy a new camera than to get my one fixed. Help please. Thanks Lisa

You can get a quote from digital camera or Samsung camera repairer then you can decide what to do.It maybe cheaper to get a new camera. ... Samsung WB700 Digital Camera

Lens stuck I have a similar problem. The lens was getting stuck when I was switching in on. Now the lens will not open at all- only a few beeping noises. I can still look at pictures I have taken but not able to take new pictures which is a pain as I am on holiday!

First, if you can, try to save the pictures on the camera to something off the camera. Then, on the camera menu, navigate to the RESET menu option and select it. The camera should reset and hopefully it will function properly. If this doesn'r work, t ... Samsung S1070 Digital Camera

My FE-360 keeps shutting down with the lens stuck out. When you try and turn it on you can hear the lens trying to retract but it stays stuck out and the camera makes a bleeping sound. I have noticed that if i open and close the battery cover whilst it is making this bleeping noise, the screen comes to life. All of the menus can be accessed and options changed but the picture seen on screen is very poor quality and the camera will not take a picture. As soon as you press the capture image butt

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My camera lens get stuck and it won't take pictures or focus properly . It beeps when i try taking pictures then shuts off . The battery is all charged and everything else is fine . But it just won't take pictures !

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Digimaster Happycam 5010 Problem: The shutter that protects the lens is stuck fully open. The camera is stuck with lens fully extended. ERROR 2 appears on the screen. The LED near the top left of the display flashes red. The camera will not take pictures. Before the camera got stuck the movement was getting more and more difficult to achieve. I needed to switch the camera off and on. This camera seems to be identical to the Premier Camera SL-8.

Camera lens mechanism is broken, need new lens assembly. Cost would be more then camera worth. Better to get new camera. ... Digital Cameras

Ok my camera lens got stuck...so i fixed it...the fix didnt last long as after 10/15 mins it got stuck again...and keeps gettn stuck so now to take a picture i have 2 pull the lens out every time...what can i do?

The lens has probably got something in the retraction mechanism that is stopping it retracting. This can be something as simple as sand or grit or as a result of a drop or knock. In most cases the camera will need to be stripped apart to remove the l ... Samsung NV10 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

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

Hi - I have a Panasonic DMC-FC5 and the lens is stuck in the out position with the computer thinking that it isn't. It turns on, but when I try to take a picture, I get a message to take the lens cap off - Thank you for your help.

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Olympus sp-610uz turns on but when trying to take a picture it shuts off or if you try to zoom it gets stuck and/or turns off the lens does not come out completely and it gets stuck or turns off.

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Stuck Lens I dropped my camera and the lens is now stuck, it will still take pictures but they are blurry. Is this fixable? It will zoom in slightly but turns off when I get to a certain point and is still blurry when zoomed. I've had it just over a year. It is a Samsung ES55 Digital Camera 10.2 Mega Pixel

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PANASONIC dmcfz8 Problem: When I turn on the camera and remove the lens cap I get a message on the lens that says "remove lens cap & press button". It seems like the zoom is stuck. We were using the camera for a inside night graduation & was at a distance from the subject that we wanted to shoot. After a few zoom shots we shut the camera off and when we tried to take more pictures the above problem started. Please Help!

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My fujifilm finepix camera gets stuck when i look through my pictures, so when i go to my library, my whole camera gets stuck and i have to take the battery out to turn it off. it still takes pictures, and it doesnt get stuck with picutures i take without the memory card...do i need a new memory card??? please help. thanks ^_^

The card is probably defective. \015\012But before buying a new card, try to format the card in the camera. Make sure you have saved all images first. Formatting will "reset" the card and delete all images.\015\012To format the card: Menu ... Fuji J150w Digital Camera

I have a Panasonic Lumix digital camera model DMC-TZ3. It fell into a toilet 8 months ago. I know gross. Fell when the water was still clean.Camera seemed dead. Found it in my garage the other day and stuck the battery in it and it came to life and takes pictures. Problem is that the inside of the lens needs to be cleaned as the water dried inside and left it smudged. Camera shop wants $161.00 to clean it. A new camera of this model is on Amazon for same price. How do I get inside the len

For reparing estimates cost of camerahttp://www.advancecamera.com/repairthe link will help you to ... Digital Cameras

Lumix DMC-FX33. Keep on getting "Please turn camera off and then on again" over and over again. Occasionally I can focus and take a picture and the camera works for a day or two. Then the problem reappears in every mode accept picture play back. I tried cleaning the lens. Any ideas?

I have the same problem. It resulted when we used the camera is windy conditions with very fine sand blowing around. Some of those grains are lodged in the automatic lens cover and in the autofocus/zoom mechanism in the lens. I can actually hear the ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera

I have the samsung L100 when i try to take a picture the lens is blurry it wont shut off and the lens gets stuck, i've already had a problem with this camera and got it fixed however my warranty has run out.

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The part that controls the aperture is stuck. Basically, when I look in the lens, the black part is still closed, and at first it stayed open too long. Now it is just stuck closed. I'm now in the UK, and it of course broke 1 day after the warranty ran out, so it's a no go to get fixed under warranty apparently. Now, I took it into a repair shop, and they said they see this happen a lot with digital cameras, and the more pictures you take the quicker the part will wear out. They're going to give

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The camera gets stuck when I try to take a picture.. it like tries to take it and then it goes off, but the lens does not go back in.. the model is a P600

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Greetings, I have a Canon Powershot A640 and my lens won't fully open when I turn the camera on. It only opens slightly and appears to be stuck. Is there an easy fix for this? Everything else is working. I can take pictures but obviously am only getting a slice of a photo where the lens is open. Thank you.

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Stripes When I take my pictures pale yellow stripes appear across the screen. I changed the batteries, changed the card and nothing helps. My camera is not even a year old. when I take a photo there are light stripes across the image, somtimes if I wipe the screen it goes away but when I shut the camera,the next time I open it it happens agin! how can I fix this,is the lens sticky? or getting stuck? what can I do about it?

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My camera turns off as soon as you take the picture and the lens gets stuck and I can't turn the camera off or on to get it to work again.

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When the camera is turned on it makes mechanical noises, inside the camera, then powers down. Sometimes the zoom lens gets stuck. I can view pictures in the camera,, but it codes "POWER RETRY" when it is in the mode to take pictures.

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