Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Digital Camera ?

Lens error displayed in the left corner of the LCD. The objecting does not retract...no mechanical damage has been applied. Changing the batteries did not help.

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Unfortunately\012 a "lens error" message is not something that you will be able to fix. This error indicates a system failure and requires the \012camera to be sent in for servicing and repair.
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