Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera ?

Lens will not extend when powering on. After few seconds give six beeps and powers off


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Either zoom is stuck due to debris, or there is not enough battery power or the system needs to be updated which a download can be found at the manufacture's website.
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