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Camera lens will not open, cannot view pics

... Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera

When i turn on the camera the lens wont pop open even when the battery is fully charged.... i was taking pictures and it working fine turn the camera off and on again then the lens wont open anymore? i can still view all the pictures i took from the camera but cannot take pictures anymore coz of the lens wont open. i tried initializing the camera by going to set up it didnt work..msg error said turn the camera off and on again and i did but didnt work either many times i tried please help thnks!

The problem is\015\0121- some dirt somehow got on the outside of the lense. After it was retracted fully in, it prevents the camera from opening again. When you turn it on, if it opens a little bit, try to pull it out NOT too hard and let go ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N2 Digital Camera

My camera (s1075) is not taking any pictures or lettin me view my pictures due to the lens being frozen. it is stuck between open and close state and so will not open when i switch the camera on nor will it close. when switched on the camera shows the samsung screen but nothing else after that (both when i switch camera on and when i try to view my pictures)..is there anyway i can reset the camera or fix the problem manually (considering i cannot see any other screen besides the start up samsung

Sorry, it doesn't sound like a quick fix is going to work here. The lens sounds like it took a pretty good hit and may be misaligned now, which is keeping it from fully retracting. Your best bet is a service center at this point. ... Samsung S1070 Digital Camera

My camera doesn't recognize that the camera lens cover is open so I can't take pics. The power turns on and I can still scroll and view the saved pics I have on the camera. Can this be repaired?

... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T5 Digital Camera

Sony DSC-W70 "File Error", blue screen when viewing pics... Please help. I took many photos last week while in Turkey, and the last ten I cannot view. When attempting to view on the LCD camera screen I get a blue screen with a "File Error" message. I downloaded them to my computer and the CyberShot Viewer software that came with the camera, as well as the Windows photo program will not open the photos. I'm assuming that for some reason these files are corrupted. The file names look correct, endi

... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera

The view finder or screen are black. The lens moves out when the camera is powered on, I can hear the shutter click when pushed; the telephoto is moving; I have all the settings show on the screen when the camera is powered on but I cannot see anything through the view finder or on the screen and no image is captured when a pic is taken. I changed the batteries and it made no difference.

I know it may sound like the shutter is moving, but you're going to have to actually look down the lens barrel to confirm it's actually moving, and not just producing a sound effect from the camera. Also keep in mind Canon's SX IS series cameras are ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera

I CANNOT OPEN THE LENS OF MY CAMERA. OLYMPUS TOUGH 6010. There''s a beeping sound everytime I open it. I can only view the pictures but I cannot use the shooting modes.

Just had the same problem. Make sure the battery is fully charged, and use a toothpick to lightly trace the shutter. Remember, the shutter swings to the bottom, so think in terms of debris that will prevent this movement. I hope this helps, since it ... Olympus Stylus Tough 6010 / ? TOUGH-6010 Digital Camera

After I take picture, the picture is captured & shown but when I try to view,(by pressing playback) it displays 'Cannot playback Image' with a big question mark. When I downloaded & tried to view those pictures, its not displayed. Whatever viewer I use, it says viewer cannot open this picture as format is not supported. The format is Jpeg. I was using the camera for the first time in my trip, the pics taken for half day are fine, but later half it started giving the above error.I had not made an

Check to make sure that you did not accidentally change image format from jpg to crw(camera raw). Your camera lcd will only display jpg files and you need special software to view raw files on the pc. ... Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i Digital Camera

The lens wont come out. Camera powers on fine connects to computer fine i can view videos and pic but the lens wont open for me to take new pics

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Samsung NV10 Digital Camera

I just got my camera in the mail yesterday and haven't even used it underwater or dropped it. Whenever I try to turn it on, I hear the lens trying to move. Then when I turn it off, the lens opens. I can still view my pics that I had on my memory card but I can't take pics or videos. What do I do??

You have a defective camera....return it immediately. ... Olympus Stylus 850SW Digital Camera

Black screen When I turn on the camera the shutter ,lens cover is open but lcd screen is black. All the camera info still appears on the screen. But photos cannot be taken or viewed.

I'm smiling. It only took one thigh slap and now the camera works again. For how long is the question. I'm keeping my fingers crossed. ... Nikon Coolpix S1 Digital Camera

My kids accidentally dropped my Panazonic Lumix TZ-10 on the floor (not from a great height). The lens at that moment could only half close, but after turning power on and off a few times, now it opens and closes as normal. I can still view photos HOWEVER I cannot take new photos, the screen is black and the photos turn out black. I looked into the lens as it took the photo and there is no movement in there. The camera is still under warranty.

The warranty is unlikely to cover accidental damage but you could check if you have any insurance cover, perhaps in house contents or travel, or you might ask the retailer if he would help under 'goodwill'. It sounds as if the lens extension mechanis ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera

Sony dsc-13 I have sony dsc-13 digital camera and suddenly after switching it on in picture mode and video mode the data(day nd time,flash....etc) appears on a black background on the lcd though the lens door is open and i can see my previouly stored pics in the camera lcd and also in my computer after connecting through usb.. so the problem is i take black pics and videos while the lens is open and the charger attached or on full battery,and the new taken pics displays black as well

Basically it is a Japanese Model from where u bought it u are lucky u can\015\012get it free of charge replacement just tell me which region u belong\015\012there is a known issue of CCD failure u will get free of charge repairs\015\012fo ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 Digital Camera

When I turn the camera on, the lens won't open. I can review pics I have taken, but cannot take new ones.

Its a problem with your lens cover shutter on the upper face of the lens. Get it repaired in some Kodak service center. ... Kodak EasyShare C140 Digital Camera

The lens on my sd600 won't open when I turn the camera to picture taking position. Screen goes black and message says ''lens error, restart camera''. I have to go back to view mode and then turn camera off and on again in order for partially opened lens to retract fully and close.

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera

I dropped my Canon Powershot SD750 digital camera and the extended lens was stuck open. I had no other options so I opened the camera up to fix it. I corrected it, but after I put the camera back together it takes poor pics. In normal light conditions it over exposes and pic looks really bright and also has many lines going through the picture? I love the camera and don't want to buy another one. I tried a different memory card and reset function under the menu.

Hi.You have damaged either the lens or the CCD sensor , located behind the lens, inside the camera.The camera must be taken apart by a technician to fix the problem.to get a quote on repair, try contacting Canon at ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera

Lens stuck My camera won't register to open the lens. I don't know how it was before, but the screen is completely black and it won't take pictures. If I open the lens manually, the screen shows the image, but obviously I cannot take a picture with my thumb across half the lens. Is this fixable, or should I get a new camera?

Yes it is fixable. if there is a friction in the movement of the lense cover blades this happens. If it is due to fine sand or dust try using a soft brush with a rubber pump fitted at the back so that it cen blow the sand off the camera. The problem ... Fuji FinePix F470 Digital Camera

I have a panasonic DMC-FZ8 Digital Camera. When I switch the camera on, the lens won't open. It says I must "remove lens cap and press fwd button". The problem is that I don't have my lens cap on, but when I do what it said, the lens still won't open to zoom and take pics. Please urgently assist me.

Go into the setup menu and scroll to "reset"...follow the on-screen instructions. That might work. ... Digital Cameras

Inoperable When click camera "on", the lens protrudes only slightly, goes no further and I cannot see an image either through viewfinder or screen; the orange indicator light does not illuminate. Sometimes I hear the camera motor working, but nothing happens with the lens.. When I press "off", camera recedes normally. When I move the lever to view, green light illuminates and I'm able to view previous photos normally. I would greatly appreciate response promptly, since there are some beautiful s

The Zoom mechanizim is faulty- this is a shop repair job.The other possible cause is failing or incorrect battery type.Either will not deliver enough power to operate the lens.So check battery condition/type.IF OK Check Canon ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera

Nikon 8700 I let someone borrow my camera, and like someone else that posted, I'm getting a lens error when I power it up. Everything physically appears fine, and it turns on, the lens comes out, and I can view photos on the camera, but I cannot shoot a picture. I tried someones suggestion of leaving the batteries out over night, but no change, and I cannot find anyone who knows how to repair this camera local. any help?

I had a Lens ERR a year ago and after a while it started working again on it's own... that error means that something (dust particle, etc) is stuck in the lens; you can try to clean it with a brush or blower; or take it to a repair shop... it's a pre ... Nikon Coolpix 8800 Digital Camera

My ex Z1000 wont take pictures. i turn the camera on the lens goes in and out some times it looks like its going to let me take a picture and then the lens closes back into the camera and the screen goes black. It looks like the cameras off but I push the play button on top and it lets me view pictures. I don't think its the lens because the lens seems to open and close fine. Ive only used this camera 3 times and it has been stored safely so Im not sure what happened. It will only let me get int

Your camera problem has the problem chance. Fisrt you should try with full charge battery. sometime weak battery cause also. Second main pcb does not resetting every time after taking picture.\012I hope you luck! \012Would you give more detail pr ... Digital Cameras

Err CF Recharged battery. Took 5 pics with camera. Turned off camera. Short while later turned on camera, it would take no more pics. Err CF is flashing on menu. Tried to view pics... says there is no image. Tried a different empty CF disk. Then Full CF is flashing on menu. Cannot take any pics. Please HELP! Cathy

TRy and reformat the CF card through the camera. Youll lose the pics for sure but you cant see them anyway. You can also check for bent pins in the CF slot. Sometimes if you shut down the camera in mid write to the card, itll mess up the cards FAT (f ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

I have a 6490 kodak. I can view my pics on camera but when trying to download off of camera or memory card i get error retrieving file.I can view properties but can't get files off of camera.Tried formatting with same results.I can see properties on computer of pics but cannot copy or move from camera.Any ideas would be appreciated.

You should use a card reader to download your pics. After doing so, format the card in the camera. ... Kodak EasyShare DX6490 Digital Camera

L730 Digimax Samsung camera owned by my daughter, we cannot open the lens on the front of the camera, normally does this automatically, but is just switching on and then just bleeping at us ......battery full.....memory card ok any ideas how to open the lens?

Try the procedures in this tip. ... Samsung Digimax L730 Digital Camera

I have a sanyo vpc 600 and i cannot get the pic's to load onto my computer from the camera, the pic's are on the internal memory and it wont let me retrieve them, i can view on camera but cannot load to computer.

Skip using the software and drivers. Simply buy and use a card reader. No software is necessary with all operating systems made in the last few years. Another advantage is that you can have your own choice on editors, and other software for viewing t ... Digital Cameras
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