Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera ?

Shutter Opens Partially

\015 I have a PowerShot 520 which recently developed a problem when I turn it on. Instead of opening the shutter fully so that I could see a full scene in my monitor it opens partially so that I can only see a 1/4" wide scene running from the upper left corner to the lower right corner. I can open the shutter fully only then I move the zoom lever to the right and then to the left.\015

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This is a common problem for the A520 (it happens on mine sometimes). Recommend trying only the simple fixes listed on the following web page, but do not recommend opening the front cover which is also listed here. The A520 is a little tricky getting back together.
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