Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera ?

Lens error on Cannon Powershot SD600

\015 The cover lens's that slide over to cover lens when you shut it off, only one is out. When I turn it on, it says, "Lens error, please restart camera." I tried resetting it by holding down Menu for 5 seconds, but it doesn't even turn on so thats not working.\015

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I Had that problem a few months ago I accidentally dropped my cam and it said lens error , so I was trying to find a reset on it .., and I found it !! , heres how to do reset your cam : next to the lens there is a tiny hole, now find a pin and press it for 10 secs , but be careful no to get anything sharp because you can damage the reset button, I can't remember if it is 10 secs but that's the reset button mess around with it a little and you will reset your cam . good luck.
Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ...
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\015\012Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for less than 50% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try:
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\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
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I have a Cannon Powershot SD600, just got it recently and it worked great, then all of a sudden I noticed the cover lens's that slide over to protect the lens when you shut it off were messed up. Onle 1 was showing. I tried turning it on, and all it says now is, "Lens error, please restart camera." I tried the Hold Menu down for 5 seconds, but that did nothing since it doesn't even turn on.


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