Having problems with your Casio Exilim EXS10BK Digital Camera ?

The ability to zoom in and out wont work and it will not reset

\015 I have tried to reset this wont work, neither does leaving the battery out for 48 hour as was suggested !\015

Answers :

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera
\012
\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camera. Some common error messages that might show up on the LCD's of cameras with this problem include “E18 lens error”, or “lens error, restart camera”. Some cameras might show nothing at all, but merely make a beeping noise as the lens goes out, then in, then the camera shuts off. Sometimes the lens won't even move.
\012The problem is actually quite common throughout all camera brands. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended. Believe it or not, one BIG contributor to lens errors is using a camera case. Sand, gunk, case fibers, etc... accumulate at the bottom of the case. These materials love to cling to the camera by electrostatic build-up from the camera rubbing against the side of the case (especially those cases with soft fibrous intreriors). Once these materials work their way into the lens mechanism, that's all she wrote. I have many Canon's, and NEVER use a case for this very reason.
\012A camera owner that suffers this problem may have no recourse for having the camera repaired. Many camera makers will not honor repairing this problem under warranty as they claim it is due to impact damage to the camera, or sand or debris getting into the lens gearing mechanism (neither of which is covered under warranty). The quoted repair cost is usually close to or more than what the camera is actually worth.
\012Fortunately, about half the cameras that suffer this failure can easily be fixed by one of the following methods. None of these methods involve opening the camera, although some have potential to cause other damage to the camera if excessively done. If the camera is still under warranty, before trying any of these, please please first contact your camera's maker to see if they'll cover the repair, or to determine how much they'll charge for the repair. Who knows, you might get lucky. But if they quote you a number that's higher than the value of your camera, you may want to consider the following methods.
\012The methods are listed in the order of risk of damaging your camera. Thus make sure you try them in the listed order. And remember, these fixes (especially #6 and 7) should only be considered for a camera that's out of warranty, who's cost of repair would be excessive, and would otherwise be considered for disposal if unrepaired:
\012Fix #1: Remove the batteries from the camera, wait a few minutes. Put a fresh set of batteries back in (preferably rechargeable NiMH 2500mah or better) and turn the camera on. If that didn't work, try pressing and holding the Function or OK button while turning the camera on.
\012Fix #2: Remove the batteries, then remove the memory card. Then install new batteries, and turn on the camera. If you get an Error E30, it means you don't have a memory card installed, so turn it off, slip in the memory card and turn it on one last time.
\012Fix #3: Insert the cameras Audio/Video (AV) cable, and turn the camera on. Inserting this cable ensures that the camera's LCD screen remains off during the start process. Thus extra battery power is available to the camera's lens motor during startup. This extra power can be useful in overcoming grit or sand particals that may be jamming the lens. If the AV cable doesn't fix the lens error by itself, consider keeping this cable installed while trying fixes 4, 5, and 7 as a means to provide extra help to these fixes. But note that I DON'T recommend keeping the cable installed during Fix 6 as you may damage the AV port while tapping the camera. Reinsert the cable only AFTER tapping the camera.
\012Fix #4: Place the camera flat on its back on a table, pointed at the ceiling. Press and hold the shutter button down, and at the same time press the power-on button. The idea is that the camera will try to autofocus while the lens is extending, hopefully seating the lens barrel guide pins in their slots.
\012Fix #5: Blow compressed air in the gaps around the lens barrels with the idea of blowing out any sand or grit that may be in there jamming the lens. Other variations include blowing with a hair dryer in “no heat” setting, or sucking the gaps with a vacuum (careful with this one).
\012Now we're entering into the realm of potentially damaging your camera in conducting the fix. There is definitely some risk here, so take care when conducting the following two fixes.
\012Fix #6: Repeatedly tap the padded/rubber usb cover on a hard surface with the intent of dislodging any particles that may be jamming the lens. Other variations include hitting a side of the camera against the palm of your hand. A lot of people have reported success with this method. HOWEVER, there is also some potential for damaging or dislodging internal components with this method, such as unseating ribbon cables, or cracking LCD screens.
\012Fix #7: Try forcing the lens. More people have reported success with this method than with any of the other methods. HOWEVER, there's obviously some potential for damaging your camera by using this method. Variations include gently pulling, rotating, and/or twisting the lens barrel while hitting the power button. Attempt to gently straighten or align the barrel if it's crooked or twisted. Another variation includes looking for uneven gaps around the lens barrel, and then pushing on the side of the lens barrel that has the largest gap (note pushing the lens barrel all the way in is NOT recommended as it may become stuck there). While doing any of the above, listen for a click that indicates that the lens barrel guide pins may have reseated in their guide slots. If you hear this click, immediately stop and try the camera.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Casio Exilim EXS10BK Digital Camera

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

The ability to zoom in and out wont work and it will not reset


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Casio Exilim EXS10BK Digital Camera

The lever to zoom in and out wont work. we have reset factory settings and it still wont work. tried 3 different sets of batteries and even new memory cards. still othing. this camera is only 4 months old.


... Digital Cameras

Zoom lens will not retract- camera turns on and off but nothing changes and it wont take pictures. When I turn it on the lens clicks but does not move. The camera keeps telling me to turn it on and off again but nothing different happens when I do. The battery is fully charged and it was working fine. Does it have a reset button? If so where?


Hi,This is a common Error. There is NO Reset Button. If under Warranty, send the Unit for Repair. Unless use the below techniques, if that could help.There is no point in Getting it Repaired by a tech it would cost you more than $100.If y ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera

Black screen hi, my finepix z1 was working fine but i didnt charge it for 3 weeks and it whent dead, when i charged it again and turned it on the screen was black and the pictures i take are purpuish and can hardly tell what it is, i can still see the old pictures and downloaded to my computer fine, i tried to reset it and still wont work, i took the battery off and put it back in and still wont work or record anything


This is a CCD sensor ( see pic below from Canon camera with same pixalage and specs ) problem : outputting too much noise or nothing at all so the sensor must be replaced ( not a big job but ha sto be done by someone with experience and the right pa ... Fuji FinePix Z1 Digital Camera

My FZ18 will not zoom. Stuck at wide angle. A msg will sometimes flash when first turned on...CAMERA WILL RETURN TO PREVIOUS ZOOM SETTING...or something like that. It functions otherwise. I have been thru the menu and reset anything that I've come across. I have had it 18 months. Loved it when it worked right... AMAZING zoom. Any hidden hard resets? Dan


Set camera to P mode.Press [MENU ] to display the [SETUP] menuand select the item to set.The [REC], [CUST. SET MEM.] or [SETUP]menu settings are reset to the initialsettings.• [FAVORITE] (P98) is fixed to [OFF ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18K Digital Camera

I have Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7 Digital Camera. i have been using camera since 10 months. now i have problem in zoom'er. it is not working correctly. seems like spring action is not correct, it gets struck and Zoom-in and Zoom-out wont work smoothly as before.


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\012\ ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Digital Camera

Zoom is not working It is frozen partway in and partway out i accidentally bumped the lens cap into the zoom when it was turning on now it wont work.


Hi!\015\012I dropped my fujifilm finepix 2650, and the zoom is out of its position,well being honest is totally out.\015\012can anybody help me where can I find a diagram or something related to repair it, please?\015\012I know some ... Fuji FinePix 2650 Digital Camera

Hey my olympus x930 camera won't focus or zoom in, has been working fine up till now and is just under a year old, however sometimes it will work and other times it just wont focus and when you press zoom in it freezes


... Digital Cameras

The optical zoom has stopped working on my Panasonic DMC-FZ8. It was working fine, but now moving the zoom control clock/anticlockwise does not move the lens at all. I've tried the "conversion" settings, and also done a complete reset of all settings via the menu, but it hasn't made any difference. All other functions are operating correctly.


... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8 Digital Camera

Casio ex-z750. I have a problem with the zoom on this camera. You can zoom in, but when zooming out it activates the 'Best Shot' scene selection. If you press the zoom button again the scene selection dissapears, then the third push allows you to zoom out. I have 'reset' the camera to standard settings but htis did not help. Everything else works fine. Hopefuly you can suggest something. Thanks


Sorry Chris but that is definately an electrical issue that needs to be checked by repairs. I recommend that you send that in so they can check the internal board. ... Casio Digital Cameras

Wont zoom everything works on the camera except for the zoom. when i try to zoom it says turn power off and on again. I tried this and nothing different happened


Hello!!! Try hard resetting once!!! Switch off ur camera ,\015\012remove the batteries and press the power button for few seconds. then\015\012put the batteries back and try powering on!! ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera

My flash does not work it is turned but does not flash..i tried resetting to factory setting but still wont work. was working fine yesterday


Chek if you are using Auto mode, or you changed it by mistake to Program or any other mode. If this is not your case, the software or some parts might be damaged, and you have to take the camera to a Canon dealer for repairs. ... Canon PowerShot SD100 / IXUS II Digital Camera

The flash does not work even if the flash setting is SET to FILL ( the flash will work every time the camera is in used) I already tried to reset the settings to default but still the flash wont work my camera is olympus FE 190


Does the camera indicate that the flash is turned on? In most olympus cameras I have seen there is a lightning blot at the lower left corner of the screen. Verify that it is indeed there and let me know. ... Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera

My canon EOS 350D wont work in auto mode. It wont autofocus at all in any mode and it wont take pictures in auto mode when the AF is on. Changed the CF/battery/ reset factory settings etc. Still no change!


Try cleaning the contacts on the lens and the camera body where they meet with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Zoom wont work


Reset the camera setting , if the problem still remains than its software problem . due to T90 has no physically zoom out. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T90 Digital Camera

Zoom Error Camera was working one minute and then the screen said "zoom error" and wont let me take any pics...dont know how to fix...any help would be great!!


This usually happens when you turn on the camera with the lense cover still on. just turn it off and remove the lense cover and turn it back on again. hope this helps. ... Fuji FinePix S5100 Digital Camera

Digital camera got dropped into the sand, and some sand worked its way into the lens and focusing system, and now the camera cannot zoom or focus, but still turns on and takes pictures i have a lumix dmc fx12, and it got dropped into the sand at the beach. the shutter wont close properly, there's sand in the lens, and it won't zoom. Please help!! i don't know how to fix it!!


THIS SOUNDS TERMINAL, BUT YOU MIGHT TRY USING CANNED AIR LIKE YOU USE TO BLOW DUST OUT OF YOUR COMPUTER, AND SEE IF IT HELPS ANY. MOST OF THESE CAMERAS ARE MADE WITH THE IDEA THAT THEY WILL NEVER BE TAKEN APART OR OPENED FOR CLEANING ETC. SO, THAT IS ... Digital Cameras

My camera's optical zoom isnt working. when i was on holiday little bits of sand got stuck in the zoom lens and now it wont come out and isnt allowing me to take pictures. the camera turns on, but comes up with a message saying "turn power off then on again."


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

My zoom lens wont shut/retreat back into the camera, i heard that reseting the camera will solve this problem, i dont know how to reset it, and dont know if that will solve the problem


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\015\012\015\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digit ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

My batteries died in my pink i733 and when it shut down the "zoom lense" did not recede. i put fresh batteries in it but all that happens is that the green light flashes. it wont come on or turn off. the lense will not recede and none of the buttons work. the screen doesnt come on or anything. HELP!!!!! My i733 has the same problem,It died on me while I was taking pictures and now the lens is out the green light flashes and it wont turn on, new aa in it aren't helpin I get a very quick blee


This can sometimes be fixed if you remove the batteries over night and allow the camera to sit and discharge it should correct this problem. hope this helps. ... Polaroid i733LP Digital Camera

E:61:10 My camera just stopped focusing. I can take pictures but they are blurry and my screen flashes the error code E:61:10. I have tried turning it off and on, taking the battery out, changing the settings, nothing works. I can't find a reset button on the camera anywhere. Does anyone know how to resolve this problem? I have a DSC-T20 Sony Cyber Shot digital camera. An error E:61:10 came today all of a sudden. The screen is blurry and the zoom does not work. The camera has not been wet o


Thx a lot guys... The "sony smack" really works... My friend dropped the cam when he was to take a pic of me and my date at a dinner... I was scared, and didn't know what to do until I came to this site...At first it disappeared, but came back after ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T20 Digital Camera

Zoom error the zoom on m camera wont close back in everytime i turn the camera on it makes a noise as if its tryn to shut over and over but it cant.I tried taking out the battery and reinserting a while late, didn work, any ideas?> help would be appreciated greatly :)


Worked on allot of fuji's. first detease, a gear is slipping in the lens retract assembly due to a crack or wear or jam2nd guest .. zoom errors means its really stuck tight the gears can be ordered and replaced and one more ... Fuji FinePix F460 Digital Camera

My Nikon Coolpix 4800 is behaving strangely. In all shooting modes (except landscape, where it automatically zooms in completely and will not zoom out), it works properly. But in all menu modes it switches by itself every couple of seconds between the viewfinder and the screen and it cycles rapidly (with occasional brief pauses) through the menu items. By timing the cycling, I was able to reset it to the factory settings, but that didn't solve anything. Is there some way to reinstall or reboo


Off macro indicator ... Nikon Coolpix 4800 Digital Camera

My Nikon Coolpix L18 wont allow me access to the photos on my camera through my Windows XP computer that has the software but it works perfectly fine on my Windows Vista computer that doesnt have the software. Have reinstalled software twice and reset the computer multiple times AND the Nikon transfer program doesnt work on my XP version


Use a card reader to download your pics. ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera

My flash does not seem to be working, I tried just about everything but it wont work. it all started when I pressed reset im pretty sure, but im not postive. please help me.


Pressing reset would not disable your flash. On the screen, does a lightning bolt icon appear? Is there a letter A or the word auto next to it? Or does the lightning bolt have a diagonal line through it? In any case, press the button on the back of y ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.1891 seconds