Having problems with your Canon IXUS V2 Digital Camera ?

My new Canon SX100IS is having "Lens error, Restart Camera" error

\015 Hi Pravi,\015\012\015\012Please help me to fix my brand new Canon SX100IS which gives the above error. I got this camera from my cousin in US. I could not use only the focus beyond a level. Otherwise the camera is fine and working. Only when I focus some objects to get it closer I get "Lens error, restart camera" and the camera goes to standby mode. \015\012\015\012Pleaase help.\015\012\015\012Thanks,\015\012Rajan\015

Answers :

It seems the lens assembly has an internal problem and needs to be repaired.
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\015\012The lens replacement requires a qualified camera repair technician, unless you want to try in repair it yourself, which requires tools (scredrivers, soldering iron, desoldering tool, magnifier glass with light, etc).
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\015\012The reason of it it may be a spring or a metal post located in the focus sub-assembly, but the only way to confirm it is opening the camera and the lens assembly.
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\015\012Best regards,
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