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Canon Powershot SD450 E18 problem: The camera lense would not open and reported error code E18 on power-up and then would shut down. I followed a procedure on the web for this issue and got the camera lens to open and it was working (able to take pictures for about a minute). When I powered down, the lense did not completely retract. I tried re-powering on but nothing happened. The camera is not getting any power. I figured the battery died so I re-charged it. I put the fully charged batt

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Canon Powershot SD450 E18 problem: The camera lense would not open and reported error code E18 on power-up and then would shut down. I followed a procedure on the web for this issue and got the camera lens to open and it was working (able to take pictures for about a minute). When I powered down, the lense did not completely retract. I tried re-powering on but nothing happened. The camera is not getting any power. I figured the battery died so I re-charged it. I put the fully charged batt

... Canon Digital Cameras

Power doesn't work properly. When I turn off camera with power button, lense stays out. When I turn on, the lense goes in then back out again, but after a few seconds, I get the message: "Please turn camera off then on again." If I don't do anything, the camera will turn off by itself, and the lense will go in. Battery is fully charged, and nothing dramatic happened to start this problem...

HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\012 after dropping it. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\ ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX8 Digital Camera

Camera problem What do you recommend I do, I was turning my camera on and the lense would close by itself and the power would shut off by itself. But now the lense stayed open and the camera still shuts off by itself.

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Kodak EASYSHARE M1063 Digital Camera

I used the camera on Sunday, August 22nd. When I tried to power it up on Monday, August 23rd, nothing happened. I thought the battery was low, charged it overnight, and still nothing. I actually have 2 additional batteries, and none of them power the camera. I can't believe all 3 batteries would die at the same time.

If any digital camera is subjected to extreme humidity or just plain dampness it's a fairly good bet the battery terminals within the battery could become corroded. Check them before blaming either the camera or batteries. Quite often a vigorous rub ... Olympus Digital Cameras

DSC-W200 Frozen My W200 has the lens open (extended) and will not close. Additionally, when I press the power button or the play button on the back, the LCD lights up and says Sony, but nothing else happens. I've tried connecting it to my macbook, using a fully charged battery, memory card vs no card, etc. Nothing seems to work. If I press the power button a seond time, the green power light goes off, but the LCD still says Sony. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Not too eager to send it

Try this it works for lens problems like you describe ]]] OK you are probably going to think I am loony giving you this advise But No I am completely sane!Get a can of compressed air OR acces to a compressor at your local gara ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W200 Digital Camera

Camera powered on, lenses extended, then got an E18 error message. Won't take pics, lenses won't retract. Tried charging battery, no difference. Powers up, powers off, that's it.

Canon E18 error happens when the lens gets stuck while trying to extend. There is a step-by-step tutorial (with pictures) for fixing this yourself on this ... Canon PowerShot S410 / IXUS 430 Digital Camera

My camera was working fine and then it gently rolled on to the rug and then it never worked right since. I got the code in the corner of the display E18 and I cannot do a darn thing with the camera now. Should I just chuck it ? ??? Its a cannon power shot A400. (When I turn it on the display light comes on and it beeps numberous times and then the E18 signal comes on and then it goes away and the camera turns off. I do not even think the shutter opens up ) The batteries are charged so what now.

... Canon PowerShot A400 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

Sony DSC-S600 Sorrry! What happens is this:- Turn camera on,Cybershot screen opens up with musical jingle then it will say "Access" then another screen opens up saying "Turn power off and on again". Sometimes you don't get the "Access" and it will go straight into the "Power off and on again" screen. Tried this - no good. Changed batteries for fully charged brand new 2700mAh NIMH - 1.2V Uniross - still no good ! Any advice would be appreciated. Regards

If you have a memory card in the camera, take it out before turning the camera on ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 Digital Camera

Battery/Docking Station The camera was working fine. No, I did not drop it nor has it gotten wet. I had recently gotten back from vacation and put the camera on the docking station. I extracted some photos put them on my computer. Then proceeded to just let the camera charge. After a few days I went to go and use the camera again, but it would not power up. I get nothing from it. Now, I went on Amazon and bought an equivalent battery to replace the Casio one. The camera worked. So I put it on t

It seems like my docking station won't charge non-Casio batteries. ... Casio EXILIM EX-Z1000 Digital Camera

Several days ago I accidently left my camcorder in the "on" position. When I tried to turn it on yesterday it would not power up, so I changed to a charged battery, but still no power. I tried the AC adapter, but still no power. I tried reset, but nothing. I cannot get the camera to power up.

Hi,This is a common problem. This is an internal problem and needs repair. As you have tried to use an AC adopter, that would confirm that nor the connectors is at fault. This would moreover, confirm a problem with electronic circuitry. U ... Digital Cameras

My camera turns on and then right back off. wen u press the power bottom the screen comes on and shows the Kodak label like its turning on and the lense begins to open but immideatly closes and the camera turns back off. i charged my camera all night but the problem persisted. the only thing i can think of is tht the day this happened i took my camera with me to the beach and it was warm but not extremely hot.

I had the same problem. This is how I fixed mine! Turn on camera grab the lens with two fingers before it can re-tract back into the camera and shut it self down. Use compressed air around the lens housing no more the 80 PSI. Hopefully t ... Kodak EASYSHARE M1063 Digital Camera

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

Power issue Battery is charged, but camera will not power up. Lens is in open position as is flash. Charge light comes on and turns to green after some time charging so power is flowing? Camera is locked in the open position as in flash. Battery is fully charged. When I press the shuter button a little red light flickers for just a second.

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When I press the power button to turn the camera on it flashes green once, but the lenses doesn't open or anything. So, tried to charge it and when I plug the charger into the wall it says its already fully charged. PLEASE HELP Do I need a new charger or what?

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NO POWER The problem we are having is no power. We have tried to different batteries and nothing. At one point if flickered and showed error 99. We have always used Canon lenses. The camera seems to get warm right above the battery compartment is and were the right thumb would normaly be placed. Can you help with some ideas? Thanks

I've found that the E99 code is usually an incompatible lens. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

My kyocera finecam will not close dpwn at the lense or the flash. When I press the power button it just makes the start up noise, flashes at the screen but nothing else happens. I have tired to charge the lithium battery, the green light is now on as if camera is fully charged but still have the same problem

... Kyocera Finecam S3R Digital Camera

My camera wont turn on. The battery is freshly charged, it is installed properly and the battery compartment door is shut correctly. At one point the flash would come up, but no display on the lcd and the camera wouldn't take a picture. When you look through the lense, it said "busy" in the lower left corner. Now nothing...help!

I can help you fix the BUSY Error ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera

I have a Kodak M1063 that has never been dropped or abused. I have had it for a couple of years and it has worked flawless. A couple of weeks ago it started malfunctioning as it would open the shutter and then close it immediately. I thought that maybe it was time for a new battery and I bought one and charged it. The camera still does the same thing. It powers up...opens the shutter then close Immediately. please advise

This sounds like a stuck lens. Here is a good blog about things to try to fix it:http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/ ... Kodak EASYSHARE M1063 Digital Camera

Olympus u770 sw 7.1 No power, battery fully charged, lens cover is open. No lights no screen nothing. Camera has been perfect for almost 4 years just shut down whilst being used hence lens cover open. Any assistance appreciated. Thanks

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I got a used Coolpix s630 camera and it turned on the first day I got it, but the next day when I turned it on, the screen was all white with the words "Battery Exhausted" written in blue, and then it wouldn't do anything else, so i turned it off. The next time I turned it on, the power light would flash, but nothing would happen. I have a cord that conects to the computer but it doesn't charge that way. Whats wrong here?

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Alright.. Heres the question. Me and my nephew put his Sanyo digital camera onto his handel bars. We tied it on there good to go a bike cam but some how when he was messing with it, if fell when he was riding and he thinks he ran it over. The lence won't go back in and also it turns on for a second then clicks off. We put it on the charger thinking it was dead and the power light blinks like it would when it charges but nothing happened yet. (He was riding on gras by the way) Could it be broken?

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I have a Canon Rebel XSI. Lately, when I try to turn it on, nothing happens. I know there's a charged battery -- two, actually, because there's a battery grip. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. And sometimes the white balance button will flash repeatedly, even when the power is set to off. I've tried it without a lens. I've tried it without the grip. I've cleaned the gold contacts around the lenses and batteries. Any help would be appreciated.

Try replacing the battery. If that not works then go to any service centre and try removing the static charges. ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

Canon PowerShot S45 lens is retracted out and lens cover won't open or shut. camera cannot operate. Powers up, E18 shows on blank viewfinder, beeps 3 times and goes back to blank viewfinder. Shift lens cover back, sounds like it's opening/closing, but nothing happens other than the above.

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Canon PowerShot S45 Digital Camera

Olympus D-600L Lense tries to open & shutter won't work. Firstly, Batteries are properly charged. The Zoom works, the SLR viewer is closed. When holding down the button it sounds like the camera wants to activate the shutter. I tried to remove the case but even after removing all the screws I still could not loosen the case. Any help would be appreciated.

... Olympus D-600L Digital Camera
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