Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
After being dropped, (by son) the lens does not go in or out. After I turn it on I get a Please turn camera off and then on again message.
Lense stucked. needs repairs. no user serviceable problem.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Digital Cameras
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Dropped camera i dropped my camera and when i turn it on the screen looks cracked and it white! it looks broken on the inside. I have a polaroid i830. One day i dropped it on the floor, and it doesn't work now. If i push the power button on, the power light comes on, but the screen and everything stays off. I also can't get the light to turn off unless I take out the batteries. The screen appears to have a crack. Is there any way to fix it before spending to get a new one ??
My camera fell out of my pocket book and busted the door. I glued it. that worked for about 6 months. I need the door for it and it will be as good as new. ... Polaroid i832 Digital Camera
Troubleshooting problems I have a canon powershot s60. I tried to take a picture earlier and the screen is completely white. The camera turns on, the battery is fully charged and there is nothing wrong with the digital card. THe camera wasn't dropped nor did it get wet. I keep trying to turn it off and on, but all I get is a white screen. No images. But there are 900 images on the camera card and i just used it this morning. Please help. Thanks, Shannon
Take a picture with the camera and download it. If the pictures also shows up white then this probably is a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's w ... Canon PowerShot S60 Digital Camera
CRACKED SCREEN dropped my camera and when i turn it on the screen looks cracked and it white! it looks broken on the inside. I have a polaroid i830. One day i dropped it on the floor, and it doesn't work now. If i push the power button on, the power light comes on, but the screen and everything stays off. I also can't get the light to turn off unless I take out the batteries. The screen appears to have a crack. Is there any way to fix it before spending to get a new one ??
You cannot repair the broken LCD screen; the white you are seeing is the backlight for it.\015\012LCDs have extremely thin gold deposits along one edge that is contacted by a silicone rubber strip that has fine wires molded into it vertically and one ... Polaroid i832 Digital Camera
Dropped approx. 3 feet onto carpet. Camera was on and lense extended. It would power up, get into capture mode and flash "sensitivity" and a green light LLC. After about 50 on & Off's the camera turns on but doesn't come out of playback. I have to open the battery compartment and close it then when I turn it on it will go into capture mode. When I take a picture it is washed out with lots of little vertical lines. Did the lense get knocked out of whack? Can I reset this? Any help will be ap
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera
Cracked Camera Well long story short i dropped my camera and my lcd screen is cracked and there is like black stuff around the crack. The camera turns on and takes pictures but i can't see the picture in the screen , but on the computer i can. HELP!!! my camera was in my purse i didn't drop it but when i wwent to get the camera out the screen was cracked i do have a warrenty on it that i paid for can this be taken care of under the warrenty?
This depends on your warranty, if it covers cracks and the product being dropped I'm sure they will give you a new one to replace it, or find parts to repair it. ... Digital Cameras
Dropped my Olympus FE 3010 and unsurprisingly it's not working.... Everytime I turn the camera on, the lens extends halfway, then stops. The camera beeps at me, the green LED turns orange and the camera becomes unresponsive until I remove the battery (including the Power button). Any ideas on how/if this can be fixed? I think getting professional repairs will cost more than the camera did...
Sounds like a gear has broken or slipped in the lens mechanism.\015\012Depending on the camera, it will probably be cheaper to replace the whole camera. ... Olympus Digital Cameras
I dropped my camera on the beach right as a shallow wave was coming in. In my fumbling to recover the camera I turned it on. The lens extended and remained that way. I took the plastic camera cover off, rinsed all parts (with purified water) that I could. I air and low heat blew dry the camera over several day, and re-assembled it. When I insert batteries I get a power light, but get no lcd screen, no sound of pictures taken on full compression of picture button, no further extension or ret
Sorry, I'm afraid that I also think it's a lost cause. Usually repairing a water-damaged camera is more expensive than buying a new one. ... Canon PowerShot A1100 IS Digital Camera
My lens on my kodak easyshare m580 digital camera is stuck open and as extended as it could be. i've dropped it and that's what made it do this. i cant turn my camera on or off but when it gets turned on the inside of the camera makes a rough noise and the lens wont go back inside.
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Lens Stuck My Lens is stuck on my Coolpix S200 and I'm getting the Lens Error message. I tried to push it back in like I read on here and it went partly in and now its completely jammed. I've only had my camera for about 4 months. Please help!! I'm hoping to fix it myself. i dropped my camera and now the lens wont come out. Everytime i turn on the camera it tells me to turn it off then on again. I've done it multiple times and it doesnt work. I tryed to push the lens in and out but it doesnt ma
YOU CANNOT REPAIR THIS SOPHISTICATED CAMERA YOURSELF!!\015\012I guess pushing the lens inside may have made the problem worse.\015\012I follow a rule- if you drop an electronic equipment and a problem occurs- it usually takes a profession ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera
I dropped my camera last night and now the lens won't close. I was able to get the pictures off the camera, but now when I turn it on it flashes the message, "Turn camera off and then back on." Is this fixable?
... Sony Cybershot DSCW80 7.2MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom and Super Steady Shot
Dropped Camera I dropped the camera and now it wont turn on by the power button, but it does cut on when plugged to the computer to download pictures to computer. I took it to this guy around my hometown and he said it was the main circut board and it couldnt be fixed. He also said that he couldnt even get it to cut on the way that I do. After picking up my camera I tried my way of cutting it on and guess what! It worked. Please tell me what to do
We, the manufacture, would not repair it for you. You can call us at 800 730 6597 for a replacement cost. \015\012\015\012Trevor Gordon\015\012Senior Customer Tech\015\012General Imaging Company\015\012(Exclusive GE Di ... GE A830 Digital Camera
Black screen This is the fourth time I have asked this question and I still don't have an answer. My camera turns on but it will not do anything else and the screen is black I've never dropped it or anything I just turned it on one day and that's what happened now can someone please help or is this a problem that cannot be solved and I should just get a new camera?
You need to change the lcd screen but this is quite costly for a repair, better yet change the camera ... Polaroid i737 Digital Camera
Hi,Have got got a canon(powershot a710 is) whenever i turn on the camera i get a few beep noises and the screen remain black with the message'lens error,restart the camera'....and it then turns off.....I have not dropped it down.hoping someone would help me out with a solution. Cheers, Sanjana
The lens is jammed. Usually dust or grit gets in the mechanism and causes it to stick. Could try blowing down the side of the lens but it will probably need taking apart and cleaning. It is not an easy job to do but it might be worth trying as it wou ... Canon PowerShot A710 IS Digital Camera
I have had this camera for less than a year, never dropped it, and it stays in a case. Sometimes when I turn it on, it says, for use with compatible battery only. The battery it has in it is the one it came with. Also when sometimes the lens gets stuck when i turn the camera on and off. Please help me figure out what is wrong.
The battery maybe faulty and is not fully charged. If the battery is flat it will affect the operation of the camera. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W530 Digital Camera
My camera isn't working. I turn it on and the vision is blurry. They is makes a buzzing sound and turns off. I shook it and can hear rattling. It wasn't dropped or in any contact with water. Also when I hold down the focus button, the camera gets stuck and the screen will freeze. Please help.
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I didn't drop my camera or get it wet and the battery is fully charged, but for some reason when i turn it on it makes a funny noise and then freezes. After that i can't turn it off or get the lens to go back in unless i take out the battery.
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Lens Stuck Sony W55 outer lens got stuck since i accidentally dropped it on the floor,the lens is tilting to one side.I get access on screen when i turn it on...the lens tries to align itself but it fails...then i get the "turn the power off and on again" mesage and the process repeats...banging the camera didnt help!
If the lens is stuck out then you will find it is usually one of a few reasons.\015\012\015\0121. Check the batteries. (obvious I know).\015\0122. The camera has been dropped or knocked.\015\0123. The camera has grit or dirt i ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera
Okay so i've had this camera for quite a long time. i've dropped it before and nothing happens. but recently i dropped it in a parking lot from maybe a foot distance?.. well not far and i could turn the camer back on! i eventually got it to turn back on again but when i get to the picture taking mode the screen is just black and wont take pictures. any possible help please???
Go to the camera store, find a nice replacement, and use the included wrist or neck strap whenever handling your new jewel. Also get a nice dust proof bag, case, thing, to keep it from the elements in. ... Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera
When my digital camera turns on, it zooms in, zooms out, gets blurry then clears up, the lens contracts and then it turns off. I experienced this after a trip to the mountains where it was not dropped in the snow and was only exposed to temperatures of about 45 degrees. I had my camera for only three months when this occurred and it was not subjected to any particular abuse or misuse. Seven months has now passed and I am wondering if you can offer me any advise. I have talked to many people whos
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Stablelization message I can turn the camera on and get into the set up programs. However, when I try to take a picture it tells me stablezation is not available? This is a six month old camera and to my knowledge has never been dropped. I would appericate any assistance. I would also like to find out when this was purschased and get a copy of the warrenty.
I have the same problem with you with my ex-v7, but now i am so happy because i dont need to buy new one because it is already fixed.still appearing that error message but you can use it well. i did the same with other, just update your firmware to ... Casio Exilim EX-V7 Digital Camera
Today my 5 yr old dropped our S1050 Samsung camera about 3 feet onto a wooden bridge and now the camera DOES turn on and WILL let me review the pictures I had taken up until that point. However, when attempting to take a picture the picture is out of focus and when I zoom IN it gets clearer but then the camera beeps 2 times and shuts off and closes up. It will let me snap an out of focus picture though. Is there any hope? This camera was expensiveand we've only had it a year. Thanks
Take it to an authorised samsung agent and they will either reset it or send it off to be repaired. ... Samsung Digital Cameras
Hi. I have a Canon G9 camera. I bought in October 8, 2007 but did not register the camera's warranty until a few days ago. Here's the problem. I dropped the camera a weeks ago... Everything was working fine, no problems. After I bought an extra battery I tried turning the camera on but would not power up. In fact will only power on if I insert and remove the battery several times. Once I get it going, however, it powers off with the lens extended. Please tell me what my options are, s
Hi Cacy,\015\012I don't want to offend you, please don't take it that way, but since your problems began with the addition of the new battery... I have to ask the question. Are you absolutely sure you bought the right battery for your camera? ... Digital Cameras
Dropped Samsung S630 digital camera. Lens was extended and after hitting hardwood floor became bent. Is bent slightly and stuck in out position. Camera makes 3 loud beeps when powered on and immediately turns itself off. Can it be fixed? Would it be more cost effective to just get new camera?
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I dropped my camera GE j1050. i camera lens won't come out anymore.... it's coming out halfway .... getting LENS ERROR everytime i turn the camera on.
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.Use\01 ... General Electric GE J1050 Digital Camera
I dropped the camera this morning & now it wont turn on at all. I am just sick. Help! It fell on the top edge by the zoom button. When I picked it up, the side door (usb input etc.) was open. I tried to charge up the battery & that didnt work either. I called Lumix/Panasonic & they are helpless. They told me that I can send the camera in to be replaced for 175.00. I may as well just get a new camera.
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