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You can try to pull the lens back into its socket, or replace the lens.
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Dropped our digital pentax camera. the zoom focus lens (x 2) are jammed sticking out of the camera. cannot get them to go back in.


Contact Pentax customer support in the first intance.http://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&ct=res&cd=3&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pentax.com%2F&ei=-0GUSKn_J4yE0QSZ9MXCCg&usg=AFQjCNEruMwpjHsbn-CBQGFm69EcvhTWQg&sig2=3TEZOXnRxQfIC9nl8 ... Digital Cameras

Zoom and focus jammed - Digital Cameras


You can try to pull the lens back into its socket, or replace the lens. ... Digital Cameras

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THIS SOUNDS TERMINAL, BUT YOU MIGHT TRY USING CANNED AIR LIKE YOU USE TO BLOW DUST OUT OF YOUR COMPUTER, AND SEE IF IT HELPS ANY. MOST OF THESE CAMERAS ARE MADE WITH THE IDEA THAT THEY WILL NEVER BE TAKEN APART OR OPENED FOR CLEANING ETC. SO, THAT IS ... Digital Cameras

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Take it off manual focus? There may be an "all reset" option in one of the menus that makes the camera factory default whenever its turned on, usually this is full auto mode. If the camera will only focus when the zoom is used, there may be a seconda ... Olympus Digital Cameras

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Get Sony to repair it; they bought the dig.cam. division from Konica-Minolta. ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE X60 Digital Camera

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It's a design fault that Canon is not admitting. Google this problem and you'll find hundreds of us. ... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS / IXUS 950 IS Digital Camera

DMC-FZ7 Panasonic digital camera won't focus when zoomed


Your camera focus problem mostly deal with machanical parts. So changing them easily will solve the problem. But unfortunately you may not do it yourself. Because it is highly complicated process. In deed it needs lots of repairing devices which are ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera

E:61:10 My camera just stopped focusing. I can take pictures but they are blurry and my screen flashes the error code E:61:10. I have tried turning it off and on, taking the battery out, changing the settings, nothing works. I can't find a reset button on the camera anywhere. Does anyone know how to resolve this problem? I have a DSC-T20 Sony Cyber Shot digital camera. An error E:61:10 came today all of a sudden. The screen is blurry and the zoom does not work. The camera has not been wet o


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If you mention "ticking clock" sounds, then most probably something like a grain of sand fell into the cogs in the zoom mechanism (been taking pictures on a beach? ;). Dirt gets into the mechanism through the gaps between the zoom barrels and the cam ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5 Digital Camera

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Hard to focuse when zooming - Olympus Camedia D-40 Zoom Digital Camera


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Will help u as soon as possible ... Vivitar Digital Cameras

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... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera

We have a PowerShot A75 Canon digital camera that will not focus. We can view pics from the flash card, zoom in the shooting mode, but LCD monitor is blurry and out of focus.


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How can I examine the gears in a digital camera zoom - i dropped it and the zoom is jammed open and slightly crooked


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WB100 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera will not focus


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ZOOM STICKS AND IS NOT FOCUSING - Digital Cameras


Depending on what camera you have is going to tell how easy the repair to the lens is going to be. You have a bad lens any thing from dirt and dust to a jammed shaft. Some are real easy fixes and some are really hard. ... Digital Cameras

Zoom out of focus error message E:61:00 - Digital Cameras


Hi,Let me know model and brand of your camcorder/ camera to provide you helpful info.Thanks. ... Digital Cameras

Lense will not turn / focus at all - jammed - Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens


We need to know what kind of camera you have and the information as to how it was handled in your use. Was it around any of the following?:Sand.... spells doom.Water which gets into any parts... spells doom.Any kind of impact ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens
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