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

The lense will not open. Seems to operate OK electronically

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The lense will not open. Seems to operate OK electronically

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My doughters seemed to drop the camera onto a grass field, while the camera was opened, now the camera cannot be closed properly nor opened. I took out a small straw of grass from the lense, but something seems to be stuck there. Is it worth taking it to a pro for fixing, or just look for a new camera, since this one was good but a bit out of date.?????

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I own a canon powershot S3 is and I am getting this strange E24 error where in the camera lense would comes out and just goes in . Another interesting thing I observed is when the LCD is on and I am in the image display mode (That is browsing the existing images) then there is no problem if the LCD panel is open or closed the camera just seem to respond normally, only when I change to the shooting mode the camera lense would come out and go in with the camera shutting down. what is problem with

It sounds like it needs to be serviced. If you're out of warranty, then go to this site: www.camerasandparts.com They just service the Canon Powershots exclusively and they ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera

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Google the words...disassemble a digital camera. ... Olympus FE-270 Digital Camera

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My Nikon Coolpix P1 operated fine, but the lense cover will not open without a few taps on the lense once the on/off button is pushed. I tried CPU air can to "dust off" to no avail.

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Problem fixed Hi folks. Just want to let you know the problem with my camera with no image on screen is fixed. I took it to a repair guy and he had to open the camera and service the shutter. Seemed there was some dust or grit affecting the operation of the shutter. It was cleaned and camera is working fine. Thanks for all the advice. Hope my solution is helpful to you out there.

Good for you. Thanks for letting us know ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

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Dear Gdlora,\015\012\015\012First get it serviced... There is a mechanical problem in your Gadget. Your cell lens has slightly disposition due to which you are facing this problem.....\015\012\015\012Every time you try to open lens it pu ... Digital Cameras

Faulty Lens? Sometimes when looking through the LCD screen the colours appear blended, overlapping and blotchy which makes it difficult to get a clear view of the item to be photographed. upon turning on (sliding open lense cover) screen view is distorted, "stretched", and item to be photographed is almost unidentifiable. Camera operates but pictures taken are "stretched" and distorted. However, stored pictures can be retrieved and are normal. Any advice?

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My nikon coolpix s220 is showing a lense error. i'll turn it on and the lense will pop up and go back down like, five or six times, and then the screen will display a lense error. it sounds kind of like it's struggling to open, or at least working harder to open it that it usually does.

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Canon powershot sx10 camera--often when i open lcd viewer, it is black and i cannot seem to get it to come on----turn off and on again, open & close again--nothing seems to get it to come on. when it does show viewer there doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason to it? any help is appreciated.

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Replace the lens and you should be all set ... Sigma Digital Cameras


Hi.\015\012\015\012Lens damage of this kind can only be fixed by a technician.\015\012\015\012Please keep us updated on your problem.\015\012\015\012Here Canon Contact: ... Digital Cameras

PICTURE TAKING Wonder if anyone can help me? Whenever I try to take a picture on my C-350 Zoom there is a long delay, of about 3 seconds, between me pressing the button and the flash operating to take the picture. This means I can never take any action shots and am even struggling to take family snapshots. I've checked this against other cameras and they only seem to take 1 to 1.5 seconds. I've looked through the operating manual and can't seem to find any solution. Any help would be greatly

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