Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A570 IS Digital Camera ?

Lens error My daughtor droped a Canon PowerShot A570 IS on the floor an now its broken: Lens remains extended and open, at switching-on the Error "lens error, restart camera" apeares on the LCD Screen, the Lens moves a little bit, and the camera shuts off after some seconds. Any Advise how to self repair it? Regards Peter


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Hello folks,
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\015\012I hate to be the bearer or bad tidings but you have all suffered from what is probably the number one affliction of digital cameras - the deadly child drop :-(
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\015\012In almost all cases the camera has to be sent in for service when this happens. Obstructions (by hands, restrictive pockets, or even pocketbooks with little extra space in them) are very common causes of lens errors as is drops, and all cause damage that needs to be repaired at the Service Center.
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\015\012Even worse, this type of damage is not covered under your warranty even when you are still within your 12 month warranty period. Therefore there will be a charge.
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\015\012The good news is that the charge is less than the cost of a new camera, and that for certain camera models below the A560, you may qualify to upgrade to this model for less than the repair cost. Call Canon at 1-800-828-4040 for your options. Good luck.
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\015\012Hope this helps.
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\015\012Sincerely,
\015\012HeavyDLB
Dear Guest,

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Thanks y'all but especially to "Guest".

-Thor Vich
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