Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?
My camera pc1060 turns on well but the lens cant detect anything, so no picture/image in the lcd. help....help....hlp.....
I've come across this situation, where the aperture stays closed. The lens cover opens, but the shutter is in the closed position preventing light from hitting the sensor element. The problem was the flexible circuit board (ribbon like cable) entering into the lens assembly. The camera has to be dismantled so that the lens assembly can be freed, then opened. There are two magnetic solenoids that operate the shutter. The fault was that like repeadedly bending a metal rod, it eventiually weakens and breaks. This happened to the ribbon cable. I replaced it with very fine wire, 4 strands in all. Came back good as new once reassembled.
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My camera pc1060 turns on well but the lens cant detect anything, so no picture/image in the lcd. help....help....hlp.....
I've come across this situation, where the aperture stays closed. The lens cover opens, but the shutter is in the closed position preventing light from hitting the sensor element. The problem was the flexible circuit board (ribbon like cable) enterin ... Canon Digital Cameras
LCD LENS WHEN I TURN THE CAMERA ON, THE SCREEN IS COMPLETE BLACK. I CHANGED THE BATTTERIES. I CAN TAKE A PICTURE AND VIEW IT ON THE COMPUTER, BUT I CANT SEE ANYTHING IN THE LENS OR SCREEN. I ASKED CANON WHO SUGGESTED THE LCD WAS CRACKED AND TO SEND IN FOR ESTIMATE TO GET IT REPAIRED. I ONLY HAD IT A YEAR AND IT HAS NOT BEEN DROPPED. DO YOU HAVE ANY SUGGESTIONS OR TROBLESHOOTING I CAN ATTEMPT?
Canon would appear to be correct with this diagnosis ... Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera
When I turn on my camera the LCD screen is balck and I cant see anything thruough the lens. It does take pics because when I upload the disck Ic an see the new pics
Double check if the viewfinder is operable (not the LDC but the little thing you look through with one eye above it). Try pressing the display button to flip through the different modes as you're looking through the viewfinder. If the viewfinder do ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera
Sony DSC-F717 I have a Sony DSC-F717 camera which has worked well(except for the incredibly slow record time in TIFF) until now. The camera stays dark as if the shutter is stuck. I can turn the camera on, see the readings(battery, memory space etc.), view images previously recorded on the memory stick ? but not see anything through the lens, either on LCD or through the Finder. Is something locked up or stuck and how do I unlock it?
CCD is DEAD ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera
My lens did not retract when i turned off my Canon A480 and now when i turn it on it says lens error, restart. When i do it does the same thing. Didnt drop it, get it wet or hit it against anything so cant figure it out.
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 ... Canon Digital Cameras
Hi I have a Samsung L100 Digital camera. I was using it last night to make a movie, I finished the movie and than viewed the movie when I was done. I pressed the button to turn the camera off, well the lens stayed out and didn't retract and now when I try to turn the camera on the blue light comes on and than it beeps 3 times and turns off. I've checked the battery life and its full, right now I have it charging to see if anything changes >.> but I don't think it will. If you have any input it w
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Samsung L100 Digital Camera
Lens stuck a went swimming with my olympus 770 in a swimming pool and whn i got out everything was fine with it.it was only until later i noticed that when i wanted to take a picture the screen turned blank and the lens wouldnt close.is it anything to do with chlorinated water? it shouldnt be right cause the olympus promotes its durability.i can still view pics but cant seem to get the lens to close and take a picture.pls help!
My wife an I purchased an Olympus Stylus 770 SW for our son as a High School graduation present 1 1/2 years ago. About a month ago he said that his camera quit working so I asked him to bring it home on Christmas break. It had the same symptoms as th ... Olympus Stylus 770 SW Digital Camera
My camera won't turn on. the screen flashes, but nothing happens. it turns right back off. the lens is pushed all the way out like its zoomed, but its obviously not since i cant so anything with it. batteries are fully charged. whats wrong?
I would try a new set of batteries.. It sounds like maybe the batteries you are using are not charging correctly or that the cell has well... died.. so try a new set of batteries and if that doesn't fix the problem I would (if you have electronic exp ... Kodak EASYSHARE Z1285 Digital Camera
Lens problem i can not see anything on the lcd screen when taking a picture. i can see previous photos taken when i scroll through the display. the lens cover does open when the camera is turned on. flash works. but no photo when shutter is pressed. please help asap. my son's 1st birthday is in 1 week and i can not afford a new camera!!!
... Fuji FinePix A101 Digital Camera
My Camera turns on But will not take a picture, I push the button to take a picture and it doesnt do anything! I took the batteries out, charged batteries, took out the lens, took out the card, and put them back in, i cant find anything wrong, the button will not work, PLEASE HELP! I have the Canon Rebel XTi.
Your problem may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the\015\012battery contacts inside the camera\015\012which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the\015\012camera. Try this free fix before you do anything el ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera
My eos400d is taking photos but the lcd screen is not turning on at all. I cannot preview photos or access the menu. When it first did it the cf card started flashing wen I tried to take a photo. After taking some more photos I got a full cf card message. I deleted photos using my computer as I cant see anything on the screen but the lcd screen still wont come on. I have pressed the disp button also but nothing happens.
Your LCD display card has failed. \015\012This is usually due to mishandling - dropping, bumping, drastic temp change, high humidity etc.\015\012There is no end-user or easy "push this button" fix.\015\012Please contact your local C ... Digital Cameras
My nikon cloolpix L18 says "Lens Error" everytime i turn it on and i cant do anything. i cant take a picture, or look and pictures. how do i fix this problem?
Try the procedures in this tip. ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
Lens error everytime i turn on my camera it says there is a lens error and i cant do anything
Hey Ryan Roos,\015\012 This message should mean there is something obstructing the movement of the lens (i.e. sand). You could try blowing compressed air into the side of the lens to try and dislodge whatever is in th ... Nikon COOLPIX S6 Digital Camera
Lcd screen the screen illuminates,but it doesn't display anything. I have a canon powershot SD110 digital elph. When I turn the camera on the lcd lens illuminates but does not display images. I cannot take new pictures but can view previous one. Menu options occurs on the screen and can be changed. I have misplaced my information booklet and do not know what to do to troubleshoot this problem and if it can be fixed.
Cannot get images deleted ... HP PhotoSmart M437 Digital Camera
Unable to see anything through the eye piece or on the lcd. I can point to something and flash will go and it will sound like it took a picture but unable to see anything. Lens don't turn either for focusing. Just bought a new battery and charged fully but to no avail. Any suggestion would be greatly appreciated.
Hi!If it shows the menu, it could be CCD problem. This is a well known problem with the A1. You should contact your local Konica-Minolta (Sony) service center and see if they can change the CCD for free as they were factory fault, if I remember ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE A1 Digital Camera
My SD850is was dropped,there is a slight split on the bottom (looks like 2 screws are missing). When you turn the camera on, it says "lens error - restart camera" and then shuts off. It does show the opening picture on the LCD but then turns dark and shuts off. I've had the camera for about 2 yrs. Anything I can fix or is it worth the price of repair which would cost approx. how much?
From searching the internet, it sounds like the lens needs to be replaced and the cost of the repair would be about as much as buying a new camera. thanks for responding. now i have to go thru "what to buy" again....... ... Canon Digital Cameras
Coolpix L18: The LCD screen is broken; just displays a large black "blob" on a white background. Would this prevent all other camera operations? When the camera is turned on, the green power light flashes, but nothing else seems to work. Camera will "beep" when shutter button is pressed, but lens never opens. Is this a LCD issue, or are there other problems as well?
... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera
I received a Leica Digilux 2 from a relative and i cant seem to see anything thru the viewfinder or the lcd screen. Its just black. Is the shutter not open? I can see all the numbers and settings around the lcd screen border and can take pictures and video but the pictures are just black. The lens cap is off so thats not the problem.
Open the back of the camera.\012**** the camera as if you were advancing the film.\012While looking in the back, push the shutter release, like you were taking a photo.\012\012You see the mirror flip up and glimpse a flash of light as the camer ... Leica Digilux 2 Digital Camera
My Canon 300D SLR will turn on, and led display comes up saying battery is full and yet when you go to take a photo you cant see anything but black through the lens.
Obvious Questions, but you didn't supply the information.....:1. Is the lens cap off?2. Are you looking through the viewfinder? You will *NOT* be able to use the LCD screen as a viewfinder.Otherwise, there is always a li ... Canon Digital Cameras
E:91:01 hello friend I saw your reply for the e:91:01 flash error. I'd like to ask you if those steps are realy working, i dont have the camera with me right now to test it. but i will do it when i get home later in day. I have a DSC-W50 that now blinks that error. Before this error i had 2 others but i fix them. firstly: while i was turning ON the camera ...lens where comming in and out for 3 times, and message was displayed on LCD that i cant remember right now. Solution: .. i disassembled in
I've had my dsc w50 for about 2.5yrs and its just started the same milarky! Go to menu, set up 1 and re-initialise, it cleared for me then came back again. Went through the same process just now and error has gone for time being, although I think t ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera
When i turn the camera on, the lens gets stuck and wont come out so i cant take any pictures...i can't see anything jammed in it though. any ideas?
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Digital Cameras
Sony DSC-T1 digital Still Camera turns on ok but cant see through lens and no photos appears menue appears ok on lcd screen
There is a recall by Sony in regards to a fault with lens recognition for some models including this one it runs out in march 2010 ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera
White Screen Every time i turn my camera on i just see a white screen, the lens comes in and out perfectly but i cant see anything except white even when i press any button on the camera it still displays a white screen. But when I plug my camera into my computer it displlays the pictures clearly in colour and there is not a problem with them??
... Olympus FE-20 Digital Camera
When I turn my camera on, the LCD screen is displaying an odd picture. It looks like a picture of a small hole with cracking around it. There are a few vertical lines down the center of the entire screen & at the bottom of the screen, there is a tiny cursor that is flashing. I took a few random shots even though I couldn't see anything on the screen & when I checked my card, the pictures of the objects I took were there. I took out the battery, recharged it. Took the lens off to see if ther
Your screen has a small crack inside, but the screen is not used to take your pictures, so the pictures turn out fine. ... Sony Alpha DSLRA350 14.2MP Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera with Super SteadyShot Image Stabilization Lens
I have a JVZ HDD camcorder and have suddenly found that the recorder is not working - when I turn it on the screen is staying blank - as if the lens cap were still on. I have tried resetting it but no difference. It worked fine last time and has not been dropped or anything in between. Note LCD works fine in playback mode
... JVC Digital Cameras