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I have a canon powershot SD750 and the lens is stuck open.


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My daughters Canon PowerShot SD750 has the lens extended and stuck, turning on the camera gives a lens error message and atates to restart camera. have tried this numerous times and no help. Camera was never dropped, was just using one day, took some pictures, then the following picture I was taking lens stuck open.


Hi. This is an unfortunate mechanism failure. You can try to reset the micro board by removing the batteries for 3 mins. If that reset doesn't work, the actual lens sensor will continue ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera

I dropped my Canon Powershot SD750 digital camera and the extended lens was stuck open. I had no other options so I opened the camera up to fix it. I corrected it, but after I put the camera back together it takes poor pics. In normal light conditions it over exposes and pic looks really bright and also has many lines going through the picture? I love the camera and don't want to buy another one. I tried a different memory card and reset function under the menu.


Hi.You have damaged either the lens or the CCD sensor , located behind the lens, inside the camera.The camera must be taken apart by a technician to fix the problem.to get a quote on repair, try contacting Canon at ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera

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I am having power supply and lens problem with a canon sd1000 digital camera. its not working with the battery inside and the lens got stuck and was not closing and now it is open but the camera is off and the lens is also extended the battery is fully charged and functional but still is not powering the camera back on. i currtently took the outer casing off and attempting to navigate through the boards looking for a solution to the power supply and then the lens error of bein stuck problems.


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I am having power supply and lens problem with a canon sd1000 digital camera. its not working with the battery inside and the lens got stuck and was not closing and now it is open but the camera is off and the lens is also extended the battery is fully charged and functional but still is not powering the camera back on. i currtently took the outer casing off and attempting to navigate through the boards looking for a solution to the power supply and then the lens error of bein stuck problems.


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