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Camera screen is blank. something is wrong with the lens.


My casio exilm digital camera isnt working ; my lenses are broken and it wont take photos ... Digital Cameras

The lcd screen on my camera cracked, and it had a dark spot on it. I bought a new screen to replace it. I replaced it, but the only thing that happens its the the camera lens opens and everything stops. The lcd screen doesn't come on, and the camera wont power off. is there something that i am doing wrong, or that I need to do to get this to work? thanks, Lavoia


Maybe you installed the LCD screen wrongly and it doesn't respond if not properly installed. ... Digital Cameras

I turned on my cam to see the camera making everything look distorted on the screen and distorted when I actually take a picture. Every other function works fine (like the menu screens etc.) so it's not a screen problem so it might be a lens problem or something. Can somebody please tell me what's wrong? My camera is a Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 if it helps. http://yfrog.com/0idsc03740sej Here's a picture of my laptop taken with this camera :( Thanks in advance


I'm afraid your camera is affected by the well known Sony CCD sensor problem - a large number of CCD chips manufactured by Sony between 2002 and 2004 were pron ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 Digital Camera

Brand new camera-switched it on- has a blank screen-its fully charged, its just got a lit blank screen and zoom lens only comes out slightly.,-im sending it back to where i bought it from but im concerned whether there is something i havent done to make it work. help. thanks so much


No...you have a brand new defective camera. Glad you're returning it. ... Digital Cameras

Zoom error The lens extends to maximum and motor keeps running when camera switched on, then lens retracts to about an inch then the screen says Zoom Error, also the zoom control doesn't work then. and there is no picture. Pictures already stored in camera can still be seen. But it seems there is something wrong with the zoom setting.


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \015\012probability is that you will ... Fuji FinePix S8000fd Digital Camera

Focus problems Hi, my camera is not focusing clearly. We just used it recently and can look at clear pictures on the display screen but now when we go to actually take a picture it's blury (on the display screen and if a picture is taken). I also notice that all these different setting menu's come up on the display screen when we are in take picture mode. I took it in today and they said the lens could have been bumped or that their is something wrong with the focusing inside. So they would hav


This sounds like it might be 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 warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:\015\ ... Canon PowerShot SD100 / IXUS II Digital Camera

Communication error When i connect my Fuji Z100fd to the computer with the USB lead i get a blank white screen with just a USB icon in the top left corner then after waiting a while it gives a red exclamation mark and says communication error. i think something went wrong when i accidentally clicked something when i was in the middle of deleting photos from the camera whilst still plugged into the computer


Sounds like you have corrupted or possibly deleted a Fine Pix Viewer driver software file.Suggest you uninstall and reinstall Fine Pix Viewer.Before you start you might want to create a backup folder on your C drive and put co ... Fuji FinePix Z100fd Digital Camera

No power I turned the camera on and the lens came out then the screen went blank. I thought the battery may be low even though it was recently charged, so I put it on the charger. The orange charge light did not come on. I removed the battery and checked it with a voltmeter and it was showing 8.4 volts. Everything points to a blown fuse or something like that. Is there a fuse in the camera? Hope you can help Neil Low


I just repaired my Canon G2 with no power symptoms.  The lens did NOT come out.  I replaced the internal PCB that you plug the AC adapter into.  The part number off the board is:GCMK-M1X ... Canon PowerShot G2 Digital Camera

My fella dropped my samsung p1000 camera and tried to push the lens in because it froze. its now stuck. the power button comes on and stays on until the battery is removed but when its on nothing happens, blank screen, lens still half stuck out. Is there anything I can do like a reset button or something before I bin it?


Sounds like you need a new camera. The lenses on digital cameras are super sensitive - if you force it in - it's probably done for. ... Digital Cameras

Lens I talked my sister into buying this camera. I am trying to figure out what is wrong. When I turn the power on the lens auto goes in and out 4 - 5 times and then the lcd screen goes blank - black


Well, please folks don't use cheap (dollar store) batteries. I changed the batteries out three time with some new ones she gave me (generic) and when I inserted better quality batteries well that solved it!!! ... Vivitar ViviCam 5386 Digital Camera

Sony cybrshot camera blank screen / lens wont retract or turn off


The camera wants you to format the card in the camera. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera

My camera is frozen with the lens out and a blank screen. I've tried removing the battery and re-installing and that didn't work. Any idea what might be wrong? Thanks....Joe


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Samsung HZ30W Digital Camera

My screen on the back of the camera is blank - it works, the "cleaning" cycle shows up - but the menut doesn't. Have I pushed the wrong button or something?


Send to Nikon service. ... Nikon D60 Digital Camera

Sony Cybershot DSC-W200 digital camera. Suddenly and for no apparent reason it can no longer be switched on. Blank screen, no lens movement, no sound, totally dead. I substituted a spare, fully charged battery, but still no response. Until now it has always worked perfectly. I just wondered whether there is something else I might try before discarding it? Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Kind Regards Peter Ollis


Try this:Remove the batteries at the same time that you remove the camera's \012memory card. This will allow the camera to reset. The camera does not \012require the memory card to operate, so leave the memory card out as you \012reinsert the b ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200 Digital Camera

Camera - Fujifilm Finepix A500. The screen goes blank when taking a picture. It does not take the picture and although the screen goes blank and only comes on again when the power button is pushed the lens remains out. It does retract if switching the camera off. There are new batteries in the camera and a different set has also been tried.


What worked for me with the same problem is to reformat your internal memory and/or picture card. First, download all your pictures saved from your camera to your computer, since the reformat will wipe them off the camera memory. Next, follow the ins ... Fuji FinePix A500 Digital Camera

Lens it had a low battery light, then after taking last picture, the screen went blank and the lens stayed out. when i hit the on/off button it says on the screen, lens error, restart camera? how do you restart camera?


MIne is doing the same thing. I'm pretty sure in my case it is because sand got stuck behind the lens and the lens can't retract properly. ... Canon PowerShot A460 Digital Camera

We have a Panasonic DMC ZS3 camera that has been working fine until now. We are on the North West coast of Costa Rica. When you turn the camera on, the lens, which was out when shut off, goes in, then comes back out. The camera screen tries to focus, then goes to a blank screen and says "SYSTEM ERROR (FOCUS). When you shut it off, the lens does not retract.


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Digital Camera

Camera lens The lens itself is making a strange noise and it is having trouble adjusting itself when the camera turns on. When I attempt to turn the camera on all you are able to see is a black screen and there is also a buzzing noise which I assume is the lense trying to adjust itself. The lens is trying to push itself outwards but it is getting stuck. I'm not exactly sure what is wrong with it but I assume that once Iam able to fix the lens I will be able to use the camera normally again.


Broken gears is common on the sony cameras. They have very brittle gears and have more torque then the gears can handle. They just break teeth off. There was probobly some small debris (sand,dust) stuck in one of the teeth and it got to that point an ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P72 Digital Camera

When I turn on my camera, all I see on my screen is a blank white screen with two large black blobs running from upper left to lower right. The same screen appears when I try to preview past shots. My menu won't work either. Any clues as to what's wrong? I carried my camera in my right back pocket before this happened and I may have sat on the screen without knowing it. Is there any way to find out if my camera is still workable? Thanks. Bob Jenks [email protected] 561.694.8326


Dear Bob\015\012\015\012From what your telling and how your explaining in detail here it looks like you need a new lcd display. These are not what we call cheap but it can be repaired at a camera shop, I have seen people repa ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera

Black Screen I turned on my camera a few days ago and the screen is blank, when I take photos thay are also black, but if I scroll through old images I can still see them, have I pressed something on the camera by mistake? Can this be fixed by myself or is it something that can only be fixed by a professional? Your help would be much appreciated as I have no idea why it has started doing this!


This sounds very much like a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon will fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following two links for more info:\015\012 ... Canon IXUS V2 Digital Camera

WEIRDEST PROBLEM When the camera is turned on, hangs up the lens comes out and the screen is blank. When the green button is pressed, the lens is "in" and the last picture taken shows on the screen. I can scroll to all the pictures, but, if you try to exit the camera turns off. Please help me!


\015\012Your battery may be low on power.\015\012Buy new batteries. ... Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera

There is something wrong on the program that was on the cd-rom that came with the Polaroid ION Digital Camera and which is supposed to enable me to download the pictures from my camera. Every single time I try, my computer screen goes blue, there flashes a text that tells me there is something wrong with the program and the computer turns itself off and then on again.


... Polaroid ION Digital Camera

Focus camera will not focus, even sight screen is out of focus The camera will not focus. When switched on it beeps with a flashing green light near rthe view-finder and the lens housing extends. This repeats and the then the viewing screen goes blank. Pressing the AEL button will illuminate the viewing screen, but it is out of focus. Half depression of the shutter makes no difference. I had previously some intermittent operation of the zoom mechanism. The camera has not been dropped or jarred.


Your camera is having a problem positioning the lens unit, more than likely the cause is grit/dirt in mechanism, I recommend that you take the camera to a autorised service agent to have it stripped, cleaned and rebuilt. This is not really a repair t ... Olympus Camedia C-5060 Wide Zoom Digital Camera

When I try to turn the camera on, "Lens error" appears on the display screen, the lens "makes a sound and makes an attempt to come out and be "on". Unfortunately, something is preventing the lens from opening, and I can not use the camera. The camera was never dropped, has always been in a case,etc.


Try the procedures in this tip. ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

My olypus fe-360 cam's lens wont retract or extend unless the battery is taken out. When the power button is pushed the camera's lens comes out as it should normally, but the screen is blank and it beeps If I take out the battery and put it back in the lens does retract back into the camera. I have not dropped this camera nor have I gotten it wet... what do you think the problem is?


... Olympus FE-360 Digital Camera
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