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I am having power supply and lens problem with a canon sd1000 digital camera. its not working with the battery inside and the lens got stuck and was not closing and now it is open but the camera is off and the lens is also extended the battery is fully charged and functional but still is not powering the camera back on. i currtently took the outer casing off and attempting to navigate through the boards looking for a solution to the power supply and then the lens error of bein stuck problems.


This is a mechanical fault and would only be repaired through servicing. You should be able to get it repaired under warranty or a camera centre. If the costs are too high it may just be worth replacing the camera. ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

I am having power supply and lens problem with a canon sd1000 digital camera. its not working with the battery inside and the lens got stuck and was not closing and now it is open but the camera is off and the lens is also extended the battery is fully charged and functional but still is not powering the camera back on. i currtently took the outer casing off and attempting to navigate through the boards looking for a solution to the power supply and then the lens error of bein stuck problems.


I am afraid you have the notorious lens stuck problem. If you google "canon lens stuck" or "canon lens not retracing" the results will be in millions. Canon's quote for repairing this issue is well over the cost of the camera itself. However all is n ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

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