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Canon G7 lense does not extend fully but it is NOT e18
\015 Problem is rather strange, it does not look like classical e18, when lense just stucks, it goes like this:\015\012when i just power on camera in shooting mode, lense extends for little\015\012bit (1 centimeter), screen does not show anything and power light\015\012immediately goes off. When I press power button again, lens either\015\012moves little bit further, or little bit back, but never fully extendes\015\012or goes back in camera and closes. \015\012So far it looks like e18. But the strange thing is, if I power on\015\012camera in viewing mode AFTER lense is halfway extended by trying to\015\012power on in shooting mode, lense miraculosly goes all the way out and\015\012back, closes ideally, and I am able to see pictures, so objective\015\012obviously is not stuck.\015\012I think there is something wrong with software maybe.\015\012Ah, and all this started just without apparent reason. I took some\015\012pictures, wanted to took some more, then this thing started to happen.\015\012It was not dropped or anything.\015
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