Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A710 IS Digital Camera ?

Re lens damage

\015 Hi i bashed theside of the lens and now i get some blured images and lens error on zoom.is it expensive to replace lens and is it straight forward?\015

Answers :

When replacing a lens, there is some optical and electronic calibration required.
\015\012In your situation, if there is any part of the camera case that was knocked out of shape or slightly bent, then for sure the repair will be too expensive.
\015\012A bend or change of a few thousandths of an inch of the case cannot be seen by eye. But with the precision and magnification of the lens, any slight misalignmenet would be visable in the photos.
\015\012You should call Canon just to know the cost of servicing the camera. I am sure it will be more than 50% of the cost of a new one.
\015\012Jerry G.
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