Having problems with your Fuji FinePix A800 Digital Camera ?

Whenever I open my camera, it says zoom error

\015 When my camera was opened, it was hit hard on the zoom lens until it was stuck so I tried turning it off but it stayed like that all the time. So whenever I open my camera, it says 'zoom error!' and the zoom lens does not move. It is stuck to the same half-opened position even if it is turned off and when I open it, it does not even move a bit. How can I fix this problem?\015

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Your lens is jammed. you need to strip your camera down to access and remove the lens unit. BECAREFULL of electric shock. your camera will still have charge in the flash unit and you will recieve quite a shock if you touch the board or any components inside. You will also have to purchase a "tri-wing" screw driver for the case screws. These can be sourced on ebay.
\015\012Don't rush with your lens unit, it is likely that it has damage to the sliding assembly due to the impact. take your time and don't use excessive force. your lens will only dissassemble once it is in the retracted position so patients is required to free it off otherwise more, if not terminal, damage will result. Try and use another camera to photograph each stage of dissassembly to aid reassembly later. You will need :
\015\012small cross head screw driver
\015\012tweezers, pointed prefferably
\015\012Tri-wing screwdriver for the security screws
\015\012Soldering iron with no more than a 1mm tip and some solder and solder braid for desoldering.
\015\012If you discover broken plastic inside your lens or too much damage then I may be able to help you out with either spares or help with repairing
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