Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera ?

Lens error When the camera is switched on the lens does not open out and the lens cover does not open. The camera then displays a "lens error" message and suggests that the camera be restarted ten switches off. This happens repeatedly.


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This is probably THE most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
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Lens error When the camera is switched on the lens does not open out and the lens cover does not open. The camera then displays a "lens error" message and suggests that the camera be restarted ten switches off. This happens repeatedly.


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