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Powershot s2 is zoom lens does not consistently retract. Thanks.
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Powershot s2 is zoom lens does not consistently retract. Thanks.
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Lens errors are 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. O ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera
My camera displays zoom error, the zoom would not retract aand I can't take any shot. From the previous questions and solutions, someone said that taking out the our lens and pushing the inner one till it clicks works. i want to give it a try. please how can I take out the outer lens?
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This Sucks! My camera is new, I went to use it...actually for something I saw that was hillariious...and I turned it on, the lens came out...it was zoomed all the way, and I could'nt take the pic nor could I adjust the zoom. Then I got this hateful message to turn camera off then on again, which I did. Now the lens does not return apon turning the power off, but does retract and come back out when I turn it on...and then the same scenario! Help Please!!!!!!!
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