Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
Lens will not go back in and camera will not stay on
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Here is a tip that I wrote about How toget a Digital Camera Lens to work again
Steps toRepair a Digital Camera Lens\012
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Lens Error! We have a Nikon Coolpix S6. When attempting to turn on, the camera buzzes. Afterward, the screen shows what the lens is pointing at, but then it goes white and the words, "Lens Error" appears. I can't find the manual to pinpoint the problem. Also, when the camera is turned off, the lens cover stays open, and only goes back when the bateries are taken out and put back in. Please help quickly, this is a school camera, and it is needed for a large scale progect. (yearbook). We h
I know this is really late, but I've been having the same problem with the S6 on and off for the whole year, and I suspected a loose part.\015\012\015\012For a whole week, I couldn't turn on my camera, and the lens cap doesn't close until five minute ... Nikon COOLPIX S6 Digital Camera
Lens Stuck Sony Cybershot DSC--P73 My wife dropped this camera and now the lens is stuck. When I turn on, the screen just stays black with the word Access and then instructs me to turn off camera, and turn back on. I am able to pull the lens out manualy, but it just stays stuck there also. Please help. this has been a great camera. Thanks
Same problem guys!!! LENS HAD GOT STUCK - ABOUT ONE THIRD OUT after a knock. After lots of playing, and tapping and batteries in and out tried the whole twisting and pulling thing whilst turning off and on.\015\012\015\012After a few minu ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera
Have had the camera about a year.... today took a picture with it and screen went black, the camera froze up (zoom lens stayed out didn't close). I have put new batteries in it.... the green light comes on on the back but the lens stays out.... the screen stays black. When I hold down power button to turn it off it quacks like a duck and goes off.... Please help!!!
This\015\012 is such a common fault that I hope you don't mind me pasting my stock \015\012generic answer below. No point in reinventing the wheel!Stuck lenses are probably ... Polaroid i830 Digital Camera
EX-S500: * I turn it on and the 'Adjust' screen comes up. *I press the 'Menu' and the lens comes out, the green light flashes for awhile, it beeps a few times, it grinds a few times and shuts off. The lens stays out. *I turn it back on, the lens goes back in and the 'Adjust' screen comes on. * I press the power button and the camera goes off. *I left the camera in the charge gradle all night and the battery did not charge. *Help
You could have a power and lens issue, going on at the same time here. There's a couple of web blogs that delineate things you can try to correct these issues, and here they are:\015\012 ... Casio Exilim EX-S500 Digital Camera
I have the same problem with my Lumix DMC-TZ3 lens error states "Turn off camera and then turn back on" Though my lens tries to adjust then stops. The power stays on with the error message. Til I turn it off .The lens still does not retract. Now when I turn it back on the lens will do the same thing. I don't think its the lens. How would someone repair or replace firmware. Can it be done over the net?
Of course it's the lens. Try these:\012Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera
I was shooting pictures with my camera at a concert. I used the zoom feture to zoom in, and it caused a zoom error in the camera. I turned the camera off to reboot it, but the lens stayed out. When I tried to turn the camera back on, the camera came on, but the screen went black. I tried taking the battery out, and put it back in some time later (maybe 30 min.-1 hr.). This did not fix the problem, and I don't know what else to do. How do I fix this?
Hi it sounds like the lense has got knocked whilst the camera was one and the lense out, the damage may all ready be done but what you can try is when you switch it on get the lense and try pulling it out slightly and then when the camera is switched ... Digital Cameras
The camera lens is stuck open, it will not go back in and will not turn on. it is a kodak c180. we snaped a picture and the lens locked up. when we turned it off the lens stayed open. and it will not come back on. tried cangeing bateries pushing on the lens
Hi,\015\012\015\012This may be down to an internal component failure and in this case the camera will have to go for service repair. However, there are a number of fixes that are known to work that you can try yourself.\015\012 ... Kodak EasyShare C180 Digital Camera
Lens Error My daughter and I just got back from a trip to St Croix. We stayed at a resort on the beach and also went snorkeling. The camera was exposed to sand and water. While snorkeling we had the camera in a zip-loc bag so I do not believe it got water in it but I know that while on the beach it may have gotten sand on it. Now the lens won't retract and we are getting a "lens error 12". Any suggestions? Thanks
Hard choices here my friend. Sand in the lens system is bad news.Jams up the close fitting bits. You basically have two choices. Get the camera repaired or throw it away and buy a new one. Cost of repair will likely exceed the v ... Kodak EasyShare C330 Digital Camera
Lens error!!!! my canon s515 is less then a year old, and i was taking pictures when the camera said it had a lens error. I restarted the camera and it stayed on the welcome thing and the lens squeaked and just went back and forth. HELP!!!!!!!!
When i turn on my camera the lens comes out ,then goes back in saying theres a lens error.it tells me to restart my camera but im not sure how too. is it just turning it back on ,or is there a reset button? ... Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera
Screen stays black when I turn my Olympus 800 on. The lens does come out, when I remove and put back the battery the camera the lens goes in and out and the camera works fine. I have to do this every time I turn the camera on. Can you help?
I've had cameras do that also. Not sure what the problem is, but it's going to need to be serviced to figure it out, it's not a setting problem, or something easy, and my problem was intermittent...so that made it even worse. Today's digital cam ... Digital Cameras
Polaroid i733 7.0 digital camera won't work. I usually use digital rechargeable batteries, but have also tried duracell ultra and energizer lithium batteries. The camera will sometimes turn on and the lens will come out, but that's it. Nothing will display on the screen, it just stays black. I can't even get the lens to go back in. The camera is only about 3 months old. Help! Sharon
My daughter just had this problem with her camera. The camera was off with the lens barrel extended. When I looked at it closely, I noticed that the inner part of the lens barrel was at a slight angle to the camera. I pushed firmly on the low side ... Polaroid i733LP Digital Camera
When I push the power button, the lens cap comes out and on the screen is a very brief shot of what the camera is aimed at. The camera stays engaged for one second and the lens cap goes retreats back into the camera and the power goes off and nothing is on the screen. This happens after the battery has been fully charged also.
Try to remove the rechargeable battery and use a battery of the same \012type but an alkaline like the energizer. Sometime rechargeable battery \012malfunctions that it seems fully charged but actually is not. If the \012camera continue to power on w ... Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS Digital Camera
When you turn on the camera to take pics the lens will come out and then beep and lens retracts back in and the camera powers off.Power stays on when you view the pics on the memory card.Is this a easy fix or expensive fix?
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Casio EXILIM EX-Z1000 Digital Camera
My camera lens will not retract back. Even with new batteries the camera doesnt switch on properly, only the light flashes, the lens stays put and nothing happens.
... Digital Cameras
After inserting the battery back in the camera, the camera become stuck in a loop. The camera turns on but the screen stays black with only the words "access" appearing on it. Then the lens keeps adjusting itself and after a minute it says to turn the power off and on again. So I did that and it does not work.
This is courtesy of an outside expert.\015\012You may not believe this and I hope you haven't spent a lot of money fixing your problem. I ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera
When turning the camera on it freezes, it stays on the opening polaride picture. When this happens it won't turn off unless you remove the battary. The picture is blurry and the lens will not go back in automatically when the camera is turned off at least when it doesn't freeze.
Please help us solve this problem. My Polaroid camera also is in the same situation. The picture isn't blurry though, but yeah, camera can't be turned off unless the battery is taken out. Is this a battery problem? -J. ... Polaroid t1235 Digital Camera
Panasonic DMC-FX3 turn lens come out but message please turn camera off and then on again. If you turn it off lens stayes out until you turn it on again then goes back in and out
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 professional. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX3 Digital Camera
The lens won't go back in and the camera won't stay on, saying lens error
This is probably THE most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html ... Nikon Coolpix P50 Digital Camera
Put camera on screen come on lens came out thwn power went off now power light wont stay on long enough lens wont go back in
Maybe this works: turn your camera on in play mode (if you have play button press it to turn on camera) and if your camera hase a shoot-play switch select play mode and then turn your camera on.)\015\012repeat this until lens goes back.\015\012I hope ... Samsung Digital Cameras
Help?? Hey. I have a Canon Powershot A620. I put in full changed batteries in mycamera. The lens is out and will not go back in. The camera will not turn on. It happen yesterday. I turned it on and turned it to video. then it turned off and the lens stayed out. HELP ME!!!!
I have a Canon Power Shot A2000 IS and also had a problem with the camera not staying on after pressing the on/off button. Tried everything and was about to purchase a ac adapter to charge it. I noticed the strangest thing that while holding the ca ... Canon PowerShot A620 Digital Camera
I'm charging my batteries but the camera will not stay on. As soon as I power it on the lens comes out and goes rigth back in. Please help i need my camera to work again.
How about try different set of new batteries. It is possible, your lense may have mechanical problem. You would have to open the lense, clean it and put back.\015\012\015\012I hope it helps you ... Kodak EASYSHARE M1063 Digital Camera
My Sanyo VPC S1070 is showing a lens error and it won't let the lens go back in or the camera want stay on
... Sanyo Vpc-s1070w Digital Camera
Ex-z75 the camera was working fine,I was taking pixs and the lens just stayed out..it wont back in..it says lens error..
The problem with this is dust and dirt get on the lens shaft and cause this error. I repair these problems all the time. The cost can range for 85.00 plus shipping and up depending on where you get the service done. Let me know if I can help you on t ... Casio Exilim EX-Z750 Digital Camera
I have a Cyber-Shot DSC-W120. When I go to turn it on, the screen stays black and the lens just goes in and out, then I get an error message to turn off camera and then turn it back on. This is a new camera and I would like to get it fixed. What can I do to make it work?
Try Initializing the Camera. To initialize the Camera. First, press the Home button to display the Home menu. Then, select the Settings option in the Home menu. Then, select the Main Settings1 under the Settings option and set the Initialize under th ... Sony Cyber-shot® DSC-W120 Digital Camera
When i turn on my camera it turns right back off. the lens will come out as if it is about to take a pic but then it goes right back in. whats the prob?? it stayed on for about 10mins a while ago but it is messing up again. plz help
This is most likely to be a battery or battery contact problem. Are the batteries fully charged? If so I would suggest that you remove the battery - check and clean the contacts - replace and check if this resolves the problem.\015\012\01 ... Sanyo VPC-E7 Digital Camera