Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I have an A520 Powershot..I dropped it and jammed the lens..now the lens won't retrack back in.


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The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error. They won't work for all cases, but they're worth a try if the camera's no longer under warranty:
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I have an A520 Powershot..I dropped it and jammed the lens..now the lens won't retrack back in.


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