Having problems with your Casio Exilim EX-Z77 Digital Camera ?

My camera's lens is messed up.

\015 My camera's lens wont work. I turn it on and it makes a buzzing noise. The screen will show up but its really blurry and wont focus in. It also wont let me take any pictures. My camera then shuts off with the lens still out and tells me i have a lens error. When i turn it on again it makes that same noise and then it shuts off with the lens in and says retry power on. I did go to the beach late week but it worked fine for me till my dad wanted to see the pictures i took. What happened to it and what do i do to fix this??\015

Answers :

Hi bnm491

I in fact had the exact same problem with my camera, i posted on another issue post for this but, i'll put the solution here too

i found the source of the buzzing sound, its in fact the auto focus,

I\015\012WARN YOU NOW NOT TO DO THIS UNLESS YOU KNOW WHAT YOUR DOING OR YOU JUST\015\012DON'T CARE ABOUT YOUR CAMERA, YOU WILL BE TAKING OUT THE MAIN PART OF\015\012THE LENS AND COULD POSSIBLY BREAK IT!

to fix it\015\012yourself is going to be very hard, but if its any consolation the\015\012problem is in a small area inside the lens, see inside the housing for\015\012the lens is a small simple machine, better known as the auto focus, its\015\012movement is composed of 3 gears, a metal one attached to a small motor,\015\012one attached to the plastic that holds the focus glass in place, and\015\012one in between them, for me the problem is the gear in the middle and\015\012the one attached on the motor getting stuck, its not much force to move\015\012it but the tiny motor doesn't have enough power to push it along so it\015\012gets stuck, if your going to do this i suggest you have a small\015\012precision flat head screw driver, mine is a size 1/32", ok now i would\015\012take pics for a step by step walk through but my camera happens to be\015\012the thing im working on, lol,

ok what i did was dissasemble the\015\012lens *not the lens housing* and i took each of the little gears out and\015\012cleand them off, cause im not sure if its stock, but there is a grayish\015\012blue like "gunk" if you will call it that on the gears, and after that\015\012i assembled it back together and it worked like new again ^-^

Hope This Helps You ^-^
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