Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera ?
Triped over chair, camera hit ground and lens bent a little bit. Type of camera Canon What should i do?
Although this is a fairly current and fairly expensive digital camera, I must say that the repair of this damage will not be cost justified. Routine inspection for the repair will be between 50 and 75 after shipping. This may be applied to the total estimate, but my experience is that the overall repair will be above 200 dollars. Looking at the replacement with a new identical A590 for $284 with free shipping on Amazon tells me you should not proceed with the repair, it will not be "like new". Repairs typically leave minor tool marks and often make the camera feel a bit "loose" even when done by expert repairmen. If you are not especially attached to this model of camera you may be able to find similar features on a model that is being sold on final clearance, etc. Put searches together on buy.com and amazon.com, you may be surprized what you can buy with the repair money. If you do decide to repair, use Canon authorized local service or ship the camera to Canon after contacting their repair department by phone or website. Remember that most repairs are priced based on SLR style cameras with interchangeable parts and costing 4 to 10 times more -- these cameras can more easily justify the costs of repairs.
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Triped over chair, camera hit ground and lens bent a little bit. Type of camera Canon What should i do?
Although this is a fairly current and fairly expensive digital camera, I must say that the repair of this damage will not be cost justified. Routine inspection for the repair will be between 50 and 75 after shipping. This may be applied to the to ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera
Lens error When I turn the camera on it says "Lens error, restart camera," and turns itself off. When I turn it back on, the same problem occurs. The lens covers aren't completely closed, and the entire lens seems to be sticking out a little bit, like it didn't retract all the way. Please help! Thanks. Turn on the camera, camera shows a canon logo, then before turns off it said lens error, restart camera
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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
Hello folks,\015\012\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 :-(\015\012\015\012In almost all cases the ... Canon PowerShot A570 IS Digital Camera
Sir,im a little bit confused on whats the best lens,that i have to buy?is it the nkkon 55-200mm,18-2000mm..my camera is D5000..im just a beginner in photography,and im more on point and shoot type..but i want to improve more,so im planning to buy a lens that i would not change lenses at a given situation.
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I have a canon powershot A520 that is not working. the camera will turn on and the screen comes on for a little bit, but the zoom lens will not come out and it will beep a few times and then the screen goes dark.
It may need to be serviced verry soon ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera
Camera was on, working fine. When powering off, telescoping lens did not retract so lens remained extended just a bit with lens cover open. Waited a few minutes, turned it back on and I get the "access" display message then the beeps and (turn power off and back on) message. While off, I have removed the battery, replacing it with a fully charged spare and it still does this. The lens tries to telescope a little bit and retracts a touch, but I can't get the camera out of this mode. Can it be res
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Bent lens I have dropped my canon digital camera. The lens will now not retract and it is bent at an angle. When I turn it on it just says "lens error restart camera" Can i fix this myself?
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My Canon PowerShot SD850 IS has a lens that is stuck in the extended position. I get a screen that says lens error, restart camera, but when I try to connect to the software, I get a screen on the computer telling me the computer cannot detect the camera. Battery is freshly charged, and I get the little yellow bird picture on the camera when I turn it on. It beeps about 4 times, and then turns off. Is there a safe way to get the lens to retract?
Don't play around with that lens, you can do more damage to the camera and focus with some of the stuff people tell you to try. Your camera just needs to be serviced and you'll be working great again. The shop that specializes in service for the powe ... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera
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Isn't there a display on/off button on the back? It's purpose is to turn off the LCD display to save batteries, thus aiming your pictures using the optical viewfinder instead. Look for a button labeled "Disp.", it's in the lower left corner. Turn ... Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera
Lens error When I turn the camera on it says "Lens error, restart camera," and turns itself off. When I turn it back on, the same problem occurs. The lens covers aren't completely closed, and the entire lens seems to be sticking out a little bit, like it didn't retract all the way. Please help! Thanks.
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Lens error i dropped my camera and the inner lens went in but there is a small circular part surrounding it that came out all little bit. i turned on my camera and it says lens error and makes a weird noise
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I just purchased (about one month ago)a Canon 50 D with 28-135 is. Yesterday I recieved a Canon 2.8 IS L 70 -200mm. When I mount the camera to the lens ( the 70-200) I notice a little wiggle in the mount attachment. I went back and checked to see if my other canon and Sigma lenses do this on the 50 d and they do. I just seems more noticeable with the larger lens. Is this normal?
The larger lens is longer and the wiggle is the same amount of play but closer to the end of the lens it moves more due to it being longer/larger. Just insure there is no substantial movement at the actual connection or lens and body. It should lock ... Canon EOS 50D Digital Camera with 28-135mm lens
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Canon powershot A630 lens error, restartcamera. when i on my canon camera the lenses came with a little sound andit just displays lens error,restartcamers.and i changed the batteries.
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Hi, i dropped my a560 the other day and the end part of the lens bent a little but i managed to put it back in its original form. however when i press the power button the lenses whirrs and tries to open but goes back in and on the screen it says 'lens error restart camera'. Its my friends camera and i dont want to give it back her in two pieces. please help thank you
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Hi my camera casio exilim 7.2 mega pixels lens is a bit bent and doesnt go in. The message when I switch on my camera is lens error
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Hi, I have Canon PowerShot A95, Digital Compact Camera, when i switch on the camera it will beep a few times and the LCD will display a little E18 in the lower-left corner. The lens gets stuck in the extended position, and refuses to move either to focus the lens or to retract when powered off. would be great if you could provide some advice for rectifying the problem. thanks
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I just got my camera connected to my computer with the usb. Somehow it won't 'read' my photo's while last week there was no problem. If I connect the camera with the cable it seems like there's happening something but my comp just fails to read my data?? Besides there are two lights next to the lens, the upper should blink while reading the camera but somehow it doesn't. Am I doing something wrong?? Type of camera is Canon Powershot A590IS Thanks in advance..!
HELLO,TO MAKE IT SIMPLE ,WHY DON'T YOU USE "A CARD READER" THAT COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR MEMORY CARD..IT IS ABOUT 5.00-7.00 USD..WITH THAT CARD READER-WRITER YOU CAN DO ANYTHING YOU NEED AS YOU ARE DOING WITH USB FLASH MEMORY UNITS..BELIEVE ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera
Adding WD-40 Will adding a little bit of wd-50 to the camera zoom swivel head affect the camera? I probably should have sprayed it on a napkin and wiped it but I sprayed it directly on. But not much at all. But my camera has completely stopped working and its stuck with the zoom out and everything. But it might also be a battery problem since I dont have my battery charger and dont know if the camera died but I dont think it would die with the lens still exposed. I have a Sone DSC-W50. Please he
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When I try to turn on the camera, lens reset erroe comes up on the screen. The lens it self is sticking out a little bit, not fully closed. How do I reset the lens?
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Lens error When I turn on Nikon Cool Pix S230, it tries to adjust the lens for a little bit then it says lens error. It is only a few months old. I think what caused the problem was the last time I took a picture there was a strobe light in the background which caused the picture to look funny. Then a few days later when I tried to work the camera I got this problem. thank you!
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I own a Canon power shot SD790 IS and I've been using wonderfully for the past few months Last weekend when I turned on my camera to view some pics I noticed a little blue screen on the corner of my camera in when I take pictures and upload them to the camera the blue spot doesn't show up on the pictures thank God but it's on my LCD screen and it seems internal I don't know if it's dead pixel or a lens problem can this be fixed at home please help I can't send it back because I ordered it online
It seems to be a dead pixel, best thing would be to have it replaced from the Seller, else you can get it replaced with a new working lcd panel. This may be an expensive solution.Check whether you have a worldwide warranty from Canon, that will help ... Canon PowerShot SD790 IS Digital Camera
When the lens is closed...my camera still works just fine. But when I try to open the lens...it comes 1/2 out, then goes back in. It makes a funny noise like it's having trouble when the lens comes out the little bit it does. What can i do? Can it be fixed easily? Olympus d-550
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