Having problems with your Canon Powershot SX110 IS Digital Camera 9.0MP ?

When i turn on my camera the green light continues to blink then i sometimes get a black screen that says "lens error, restart camera" on the bottom of the screen. I cannot turn the camera off unless I take the batteries out or wait and it turns itself off


Answers :

Remove battery and reset when you switch on tap on the lens hood several times. Listen if the jammed motor releases if not repeat again . It there is no result then wee might need to open the camera but only if your are equipped and have experience with micro electronics , handling delicate parts should you attempt. The camera must be opened out looked into the lens drive for mechanical damage. If there is no voltage the servo /control unit can be faulty.
\015\012Might have to get help in this case from Canon for spares.
That's one of the most common problems we see, and it can often be an easy fix, since dust, lint, dirt, and sand can work it's way into the lens assembly, over time, and obstruct the 6 or more tiny gears that drive the lens in and out. The first thing to try is to try to spray the lens assembly out with some compressed air ($4 at Walmart), and then the second thing is to gently bump the side of the camera with the palm of the hand, to try to jostle the gears.
\015\012Here is an excellent blog that details things to try, including those mentioned:
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
\015\012If nothing works, the camera will have to be serviced, and they usually replace the lens assembly as a unit, so it's pricey. Get an estimate before repairing it- it's often time for a new one then.
\015\012Good luck, and hope this helps.
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