Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD110 / IXUS IIs Digital Camera ?

My SD110 problem sounds similar...any ideas?

\015 As of this weekend--prom pictures--the camera turns on fine but with a catch: the lens extends with a repetitive click. And the view on the screen is out of focus. It feels like something is binding up...but I don't know.\015\012\015\012Any ideas? I need help! \015\012\015\012Mikal \015\[email protected]\015

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It sounds like the gear train that extends/retracts the lens is not meshing properly. This can happen due to dirt/debris getting in around the lens units and into the gearing, or damage to the gears due to impact (dropping the camera with the lens extended). You might try blowing some "canned air" around the lens while turning the camera on/off to see if you can dislodge the debris, but the unit probably needs repair to get it functioning correctly again. That model is about 4 years old, and for the price it was selling for in 2004, you can get a really nice new digital camera at today's prices.
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