Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Digital Camera ?

I accidentally pushed my lens in while taking a picture so now when the camera thinks it at no zoom it has a 24 zoom (number on lens) How do I fix?



Answers :

The problem is the gear timing has been thrown out of calibration along with the alignment of the lens, it is critical that a camera technician work on this because the gears must be re-timed and aligned and calibrated back into sync with the electronic hardware. Since this is a high end camera anybody with less skills will quickly run into trouble with this delicate hardware.
Hi.

It is not that the camera "thinks there is no Zoom". You get Lens errot because by forcing the lens you have caused the lens extension ring getting jammed or damaged. The motor starts but the lens cannot extend or retract fully because of the mechanical problem, and the controller board return lens error.

You can get upset and give me a bad feedback, but that is what happened.

You can try the following, it does not alwys work:

Remove main battery.
Keep camera lens pointing at the floor.
Hold start button.
Whith start button pushed, insert battery.
Release button.
Camera will start, if you still get lens error, then the lens must be disassembled. You can try similar tricks first, but they will unlikely work.

If the lens are simply slightly jammed the method above will work.

If the camera is defective get a quote on repair from Canon, then compare it with the quote you will get here:Repair.

Regards.

Ginko
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