Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera ?

Camera rapidly beeps 6 times when powered up and immediately turns off!


\015 Camera rapidly beeps 6 times when powered up and immediately turns off and shuts down! Its a great camera. Is it worth repairing?\015

Answers :

I HAVE SOLVED THIS!
I Totally fixed my CAMERA!
If you turn on your camera, the lens does not come out, and it just beeps then turns off, then listen to me.
You need to unscrew the outer casing and take off the metal shell.
Hold the camera in one hand, palming it, looking down at the LCD (ie the lens is pointing into your palm). This is to orient you.
If\015\012you look at the left SIDE of the camera, near the upper left corner of\015\012the LCD, you can peek through some of the windows of the black plastic casing\015\012and see 2 PLASTIC GEARS. The top one is white, the other is black. These are\015\012the gears that actually move the lens in and out. All I did was give\015\012the white gear a good jiggle with the tip of a pen and evidently it\015\012made the teeth of the gears mesh together like its supposed to and ....\015\012VOILA .... the lens came out when I powered it on and all is well! I\015\012know this is gonna help someone!
Does the camera extract/retract the lens during powerup?
Yes

Does the LCD display any indication of what is wrong?
No, Canon screen, then goes black, no error code like E18.

Is it just 6 beeps and then nothing with no other indication of what is wrong?
Yes
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