Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera ?

Camara turns on beeps shuts off


\015 When I turn the power on nothing happens except the cannon logo screen shows in the lcd for a few seconds. I hear a beep and all goes dead. The lens won't extend either.\015

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It's called an E-18 error and what I just did to fix mine was I just fiddled around with the lens for a little while and voila it works again. Just push it in a little and wiggle it from side to side--its a little frustrating but it worked.
You need to power it with rechargable batteries. with the MAH being no less than 2000. I bought a charger which came with 2batteries for less than a tenner
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