Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera ?

When Turning on the Canon Power Shot A530 the

\015 When Turning on my Canon Power Shot A530 camera it: Beeps 5 times, Displays "Lens error, restart camera"Shuts off.\015

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Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ...
\015\012Here are some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, or if repair costs close to the value of the camera, they're worth a try.
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When Turning on the Canon Power Shot A530 the

Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or ... Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera

I have a canon power shot A530. I dropped it on the floor with the lens open.....now the lens is half way out and it wont go out all the way or close all the way. when i turn on the power it comes on then cuts off with out displaying a picture in the veiwer on the back of the camera. I am sure i need to send it in for repair, if not tell me how to fix it, if not tell me where i can take to repair it


Canon I have a fairly new 1 1/2 year old canon power shot A530. It keeps saying the batteries are low even with new ones in it. It says to change them then shuts off. If I turn it back on it may be ok for a short time then says they are low again. Any suggestions?

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When turned on, my Canon Power Shot A530 has a message that says N imagen, it does not prepare the lens for pictures, just stays with the black screen and the N imagen message.... do you have a solution?

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Card lock When I turned my canon camera Power shot A530 on today it shows card locked. I can view my pictures, but I cannot take a picture. Joyce

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