Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A630 Digital Camera ?

Broken lens cover **RESUBMITTED to Corrected Camera Type**

\015 The cover for the lens on this camera\015\012is 4 small segments that slide back from the center of the lens when\015\012the camera is turned on. Our toddler grabbed the closed camera, with\015\012fingers on the lens cover, and 1 of the 2 larger segments broke off of\015\012the cover. One of the 2 very small segments, located in the bottom\015\012corner, that would normally slide off the lens with this missing\015\012segment, remains on the lens when the camera is on. I think it's\015\012possible that this piece broke off as well, and it's only jammed into\015\012that corner, since it's positioned differently than its undamaged\015\012counterpart. Bad idea to try removing that small piece? We had already begun plans\015\012to upgrade to a digital slr when this happened, so I'm thinking we just\015\012deal with a lens that isn't covered completely until we get the new one\015\012in our hands.Appreciate your thoughts, love the blog.Thank you!\015

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It's not really a problem if the lens cover isnt there. The following actually shows how to repair a broken lens cover. But have a feeling yours may be damaged beyond repair, so the next option is removal of the shutters. Be careful that you don't get any of the rubbing alcohol that's spoken of in the following procedures on the lens itself.
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