Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD770 IS / IXUS 85 Digital Camera ?

When i turn on, it says lens error, restart camera - i"ve turned the camera on and off several times and nothing happens, the error message continues to show. I've taken the battery out and put back in but nothing helps. is this fixable?


Answers :

Try one of these two fixes, if they dont work for you follow the link below for further troubleshooting.

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html


\012Fix #1: Remove the batteries from\012the camera, wait a few minutes. Put a fresh set of batteries back in\012(preferably rechargeable NiMH 2500mah or better) and turn the camera\012on. If that didn't work, try pressing and holding the Function or OK\012button while turning the camera on.
Fix #2:\012If the camera's batteries ran down completely while the its lens was\012still open, the camera may show a lens error or not start properly when\012new batteries are installed. Remove the memory card and keep it\012removed, then install the new batteries. When you turn the camera on\012with the card removed it may come back to life, as this triggers a\012reset in some cameras. Error E30 (for older Canon's) means that you\012don't have a memory card installed, so turn it off, slip in the SD card\012and turn it on one last time
Lens probably does not extend or retract because of debris or a misaligned gear box. Thelens can be repaired without having to replace it. Try toreturn to manufacturer first. If you're out of warranty, there arethird party place that fix them such as camera lens repairs. If you want to do it yourself, there are also free camera repair guide websites that show you how to replace the lens, the replacement part is usually available on ebay.
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