Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera ?
Problems after repairing a Lens-error (E18) on a PowerShot A530
\015 Hello ,\015\012I have a CanonPowerShot A530 and have a problem after I have had the camera repaired (by myself)\015\012The camera have had an "E18" error because a gearweel was broken.\015\012I have change the gearweel and put all together.\015\012Now , the lese work fine (sounds like that) but the pictures are bad.\015\012When I take a picture in the zoom-out- status the pictures are not sharp.\015\012when I zoom in and in the macro-mode the pictures are perfekt.\015\012Which error I have done or what can I do now?\015\012\015\012Thanks for Your help an sorry about my bad english, I am a German :-)\015\012\015\012best regards\015\012Jens\015
I think that the lens system is in different groups, which move independently based on a cam system. (This is based on watching the lens move while running the zoom lever.) I would suspect that your "cam timing" is not set quite right. You can either try to correct it by trial-and-error, making only small changes at a time, or send it in for factory calibration.
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Problems after repairing a Lens-error (E18) on a PowerShot A530
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