Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera ?

Unuseable Camera Hello, this is a sudden emergency. A sibling borrowed my camera and it came back un-usable. She said the battery went out, but I think she just said that not to get in trouble. What is happening is this: Firstly, the camera is off and the lens remains un-retracted. When turned on the screen is black and nothing happens untill I press the tiny button below the speaker, the icon is a paper with a symbol close to( <~> ) that to the right, the screen illuminates to black with


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The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error. They won't work for all cases, but they're worth a try if the camera's no longer under warranty:
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Unuseable Camera Hello, this is a sudden emergency. A sibling borrowed my camera and it came back un-usable. She said the battery went out, but I think she just said that not to get in trouble. What is happening is this: Firstly, the camera is off and the lens remains un-retracted. When turned on the screen is black and nothing happens untill I press the tiny button below the speaker, the icon is a paper with a symbol close to( <~> ) that to the right, the screen illuminates to black with


The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error. They won't work for all cases, but they're worth a try if the camera's no longer under warranty:\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera

Unuseable Camera Hello, this is a sudden emergency. A sibling borrowed my camera and it came back un-usable. She said the battery went out, but I think she just said that not to get in trouble. What is happening is this: Firstly, the camera is off and the lens remains un-retracted. When turned on the screen is black and nothing happens untill I press the tiny button below the speaker, the icon is a paper with a symbol close to( <~> ) that to the right, the screen illuminates to black with


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