Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera ?
Lens is stuck in extended position
The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error:
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera
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I have a Kodak EasyShare Z1485 IS, the lens barrel is stuck in the furthest extended position. It was left alone and not operated for several months, though I have replaced the battery. The camera turns on for about 3 seconds at a time, I tried to turn it on several times with the lens barrel inching forward each time. It stopped going forward and has become stuck in what appears to be the furthest-extended position.There does not appear to be any particulates obstructing the lens barrel as far
Your camera almost certainly has a lens error ... Kodak EASYSHARE Z1485 IS Digital Camera
Optio 555 I have Pentax Optio 555 that stopped working when the lens became stuck in the extended position. I turned it on, the lens extended-out, and suddenly the camera was inoperative. Connected to USB to see if PC could override the lack of function but nothing. Can someone provide guidance before I have to break it apart to do internal diagnostics?
According to Pentax, storing the camera lens-down in a warm area for an extended period (a week) can help re-lubricate the retractor drive in cases like this.This camera seems to have a predisposition to lens retraction problems. Try som ... Pentax Optio 555 Digital Camera
Sd 600 canon digital elph lens stuck in open extended position
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My daughter was using the camera and she said the lens was stuck in the extended position so she pushed the lens back in ... Now when I try to turn it on an error comes up saying 'lens error restart camera
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \015\012probability is t ... Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera
My Canon PowerShot SD850 IS has a lens that is stuck in the extended position. I get a screen that says lens error, restart camera, but when I try to connect to the software, I get a screen on the computer telling me the computer cannot detect the camera. Battery is freshly charged, and I get the little yellow bird picture on the camera when I turn it on. It beeps about 4 times, and then turns off. Is there a safe way to get the lens to retract?
Don't play around with that lens, you can do more damage to the camera and focus with some of the stuff people tell you to try. Your camera just needs to be serviced and you'll be working great again. The shop that specializes in service for the powe ... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera
Nikon coolpix 5000 zoom lens is stuck in extended position when battery died. replacing battery I now get error message: Remove lens cap. but the cap is off- I cant get the lens to retract.
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Camera fallen with extended lens position. Lens stuck open and while turning on the camera it is giving error Lens error restart camera
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that ... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera
The Lens Stuck in extended position on my kodak easyshare v-550
Hi there, welcome to FixYa.\015\012\015\012L-83 is a type of lens error. There are a few different types of errors with causes ranging from a broken gears (they're plastic), to sand or dirt getting in the gears preventing them from turnin ... Digital Cameras
Lens stuck in the extend position.
The problem you are describing is a problem with a sensor in the lens assembly. It seems to have failed and needs to be replaced. Following are the instructions to send your camera to Olympus for service.\015\012\015\012 ... Olympus Camedia C-350 Digital Camera
Lens is stuck in the extended position. Turn off and on and it emits 2 buzzing noise like it's trying to retract the lens and then this error message pops up: system error (focus)
There could be sand or dirt in the mechanism. This would mean getting the camera serviced. With Canon cameras with similar problems, some people have found gently applying a twisting, pushing or pulling force to the lens barrel has freed it up. Good ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 Digital Camera
My Ricoh R4 camera has its lens stuck in the fully extended position. After switch on, it makes motor noises for a while and then stops and switches itself off. Switching the camera on and off does not move the lens. Also, operating the zoom buttons does nothing. Having this great little camera working again would be fantastic!
Hi there,Make sure the camera is fully charged. Then try this: Turn off the camera and hold it on your right hand with the lens facing the ground. Then hit the camera's base on your left palm as you turn it on. You might want to do th ... Digital Cameras
Hi, I have Canon PowerShot A95, Digital Compact Camera, when i switch on the camera it will beep a few times and the LCD will display a little E18 in the lower-left corner. The lens gets stuck in the extended position, and refuses to move either to focus the lens or to retract when powered off. would be great if you could provide some advice for rectifying the problem. thanks
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to g ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera
I Have a Nikon Coolpix S210, the lens is stuck in the extended position and I have no pictures on the screen. I have at times seen that when I turn on the camera and the power light is on, it tries to focus but doesn't budge and every once in a while it says lens error. Help!
Here are some ideas. Once I solved such an issue on a camera that had fallen down on a hard floor (by applying force on the lens to make it retract)..but please read everything here first *before* you try that:http://www.wikihow.com/Repair-Lens ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera
A friend of mine dropped my camera while the lens was extended. The camera now does not turn on but makes noise and attempts to turn on. The lens goes out and then back to the position it is stuck in. I don't know what to do to fix it or where to take it. I have an Casio Exilim EX-S10. It's an expensive camera, so I'm hopeful it can be fixed.
The lens mechanism could be jammed and cause a failure of the lens control system. You can remove battery and card replace battery and while switching on tap the lens hood on your hands so as to disengage any dirt or mechanism being struck. ... Casio Exilim Card EX-S100 Digital Camera
Lens error My lens is stuck in the extended position and it wont retract. I tried taking out the batteries and re inserting them, but it doesnt work.
The following blog outlines some other repair options for a lens error:\015\012\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspo ... Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera
My lens (zoom portion that extends) is stuck in the outward position. How can I get it to retract and lens cover close?
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THE LEN IS STUCK ON EXTENDED POSITION AND WILL NOT RETRACT TO THE OFF POSITION? BATTERY WAS FULLY CHARGE.
If no power on the camera:\015\012Here are the steps:\015\0121. Make sure you will install a new or fully charged battery/batteries into your camera. Please use lithium batteries Ni-Mh or rechargeable Batteries (2000 M.Amp or higher). ... Kodak EasyShare DX7630 Digital Camera
Lens on my SD550 is stuck in the retracted position. When i press on switch lens tries to extend and there is a clicking noise. How do i fix this?
You will need to take it to a repair shop, it sounds like it needs a zoom drive gear replaced. ... Canon PowerShot SD550 / IXUS 750 Digital Camera
Lens stuck in extended position, clicking noise
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Olympus VG120 will turn on, but the n beeps and turns off. The lens is also stuck in the open position fully extended. Any idea on a fix.
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Lens stuck in the extended position
I don't think the lens mechanism can be repaired, it may need to be replaced, usually for about 50% of what you bought the camera for. there is a company in new york that carries parts for small digital consumer cameras like this : ... HP Photosmart M537 Digital Camera
Lens Error - Restart Camera : Lens remains in extended position.
I had the same problem with the same camera. Ended up twisting the lens by hand back and forth while powering the camera on and off till the lens pins finally realined and let it close properly. Took alot of patience and care but has worked since. Us ... Canon PowerShot SD870 IS Digital Camera
Zoom lens stuck at extended position
If the lens is stuck then you can try to rotate it manually a little bit but do not apply force this may damage the lens or else it will be better to take the cam to any shop it is 5 min job. ... Digital Cameras
PENTAX OPTIO E20 Digital compact (6MP, 3 years old approx) Lens stuck in extended position Moderate to light use, no other problems to date. Many thanks Tom
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Lens is stuck in extended position
The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error:\015\012\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/ ... Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera