Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera ?

Have Canon PowerShot A80. New batteries, turn on and it automatically turns off with a buzzing/clicking noise... Window shows error E18


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The E18 error is fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension.
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\015\012Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for about 40% of lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty they're worth a try:
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