Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
When I turn the power on, the lens comes out then gives me lens error
0x0311, then shuts itself off and retracts the lens.
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 the battery ran down with the lens extended ...\012Unfortunately, many cameras that fall prey to this can only be corrected by professional repair. But, here are some things that you can do that may correct it. They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try.\012
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When I turn the power on, the lens comes out then gives me lens error 0x0311, then shuts itself off and retracts the lens.
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. O ... Digital Cameras
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I have a FE4010 camera. Whenever I try and turn on the camera, the lens barrel comes in and out 3 times and then retracts and the camera shuts off. I assume it is sand because after using it in somewhat sandy conditions this happened. I've tried tapping and twisting when I can hold the lens and stop it from retracting, but nothing works. Any ideas besides taking it apart?
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Lens Error Once I turn on my camera, I get the regular screen mode and before I can take a picture it says lens error and turns off the camera. The lens comes out all the way once turned on and retracts once it shuts down.
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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 is fully charged. I even put in a new battery, and I have a problem when I turn the camera on. It will come on- green light will flash- lens will pop out- but than it retracts immediately and the camera shuts down- how can I remerdy this ? - what could be the problem ? Please help
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