Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S50 Digital Camera ?

Canon Powershot S50 -lens extends and then retracts

\015 I've had my Canon Powershot S50 since 2004. About a year ago, I found that when I slid the cover open, the lens would extend (like it should), but then it would retract and the camera would shut off. I thought perhaps it was due to the battery, but that doesn't seem to be the problem, although the battery doesn't seem to last as long as it used to on a charge. \015\012\015\012I'm wondering if the cover over the lens has gotten damaged, since it takes a beating, having been slid back and forth for 4 years now.\015

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There is a common problem with the A series Powershots, that the lens assembly jams in the telescoping zoom, or in the digital imaging module, in which the lens assembly has to be replaced. I'm not sure if the S series has these issues. You can check with Canon support to find out.
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