Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera ?
The lens opens just barely
\015 When the camera is turned on. This came on very suddenly. Any way of solving this?\015
If the batteries are good then I am sorry to say that this is generally not a problem that you fix yourself. Hopefully the camera still has a warranty. If so, take it to Canon for repair. If not, call the Canon repair center to find out how much they charge to repair it. There is usually a flat fee for service depending on the model, but generally about 1/3 to 1/2 of replacing it. \015\012I suggest trying Ebay- you can usually pick up a new or refurbished camera for the same cost of repairing an old one.
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