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

When i turn on power the lens cover fails to open fully

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This is a common problem , generally indicated as lens error. The problem is often caused by dirt or dust in the lens gears.

Possible reasons are :

* Faulty lens mechanism or jammed lens (camera usually turns off by itself in this case)
* Main board faulty.
* Ribbon cable to main board broken or connector defective.
* If there is no power at all it is the connector from batteries to main board, this is also a ribbon cable.

You can attempt tapping gently the back of the camera while turning the camera on. Sometimes this can help the lens out.

If that does not work, then the lens must be taken apart.

I summarized the problem in this article: Lens Error.

If that does not work, as said the camera must be taken apart by a technician...this unless you want to risk turning your camera into a bunch of tiny bits.

To\015\012 get a quote on repair call Canon customer service, your local number \015\012is listed on user manual or available on Canon website.

You can also get a quote from a third party repair service here:
Advance Camera Repair you can book the repair online.\015\012\015\012


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