Having problems with your Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera ?

My G9 was dropped 4 feet onto cement. I already have a G12, but is it worth having the G9 checked? The lens will not retract & the message upon powering up is "Lens error. Restart camera."


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Definitely worth fixing, the G9 is an amazing camera and many will argue it is better than most of the other models that came out after. Since you have a Powershot, you can have it repaired through www.camerasandparts.com They just deal with the Canons and they are not expensive at all. It runs $89 for everything if you just get their lens error service package. They cover parts, labor, servicing of the whole camera, with shipping back included for $89. The best part, they do outstanding work on the Powershots. If you're going to have it serviced, I would go through them. Ultimately you'd need to decide if it's worth the $89 to have a good backup camera, if not I'll take it off your hands. In all honesty, the G9's are great cameras, don't think twice. Have it serviced and enjoy the camera again. That would be my advice.
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