Having problems with your GE A730 Digital Camera ?
When I turn the Camera on I can hear the lens trying to come out, but it cant make it out at all, helllllpppp
I had the same problem with mine - I sent it back to California,and the tech guys were super helpful - turned out I was using cheap dollar store batteries, which the camera didn't like - if I use Energizers it's fine
You have a bad lens. Your best solution is no solution. Today's camera in the under $200 price range as a rule are not worth repairing.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for GE A730 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 :
When I turn the Camera on I can hear the lens trying to come out, but it cant make it out at all, helllllpppp
I had the same problem with mine - I sent it back to California,and the tech guys were super helpful - turned out I was using cheap dollar store batteries, which the camera didn't like - if I use Energizers it's fine ... GE A730 Digital Camera
I have a Canon Powershot S3 IS and I was looking at picture I had taken and the lens was retracted. I switched to the camera mode and the lens started to come out and hit my leg and stopped half way. The lens went dark. I turned it off to retract the lens and then turned it back on. The lens came all the way out but the screen is still black and I could feel the camera and just barely hear it making the noise it makes when the lens is coming out but it was already all the way out. I switche
Format ur memory card ....and replace the cells.....might work...contact the customer care for help ..they mightr be able to fix it ... ... Digital Cameras
My olympus E500 camera goes automatic on the usb connected mode !. Last evening i take pictures and at some time i cant make pictures , the screen of the usb modus comes up (no usb cable connected !) when i selected one and pres ''ok '' >nothing. turn of the camera a several times > it didnt help. this morning i start up the camera again , i take one picture and the usb screen comes up again . Whats wrong here ?
Dons't really know but did you try a reset? ... Olympus Digital Cameras
Memory card my camera keeps erasing my pictures. it sais that the memory card needs to be formated but it will erase all files on the camera. i have important photos that are on there right now, that i cant download to my computer. please help with suggestions to make the photos come back. i tried to lock and unlock the memory card but its no use. i really dont know whats going on so can you please make some suggestions to the steps i need to take to get my photos back.Thank You.
Also, use a card reader, copy your pictures from the card using the card reader, transfer your pix to your computer and then reformat the card ... Kodak EasyShare C613 Digital Camera
When I turn my camera on it says !Frame No. Full. I cant do anything with it though. I cant download the photos to make room. My husband thinks that it is not reading the card but reading the small amount of memory that comes in the camera. Please help me
You go into the menu. You choose Set-Up. Then you go to the Frame Number. It is probably on something like CONT. Change the setting to something like RENEW. \015\012\015\012This is the answer for all the FujiFilm cameras.\015\012 ... Fuji Digital Cameras
My FE-360 keeps shutting down with the lens stuck out. When you try and turn it on you can hear the lens trying to retract but it stays stuck out and the camera makes a bleeping sound. I have noticed that if i open and close the battery cover whilst it is making this bleeping noise, the screen comes to life. All of the menus can be accessed and options changed but the picture seen on screen is very poor quality and the camera will not take a picture. As soon as you press the capture image butt
Your camera has a lens error, this\015\012 is such a common fault that I hop ... Olympus FE-360 Digital Camera
Casio s770 ive two off these cameras both do not work at the moment as the have both been dropped. camera one, lcd diplay is meesed up can not see anything, can take a pic and will come up when up load on to pc but will not show up on camera until tranfered. it also has purple blob on there Camera two - droped and lcd is all fuzzy cant make out anything, if u take the pic is doesnt show up on pc when transfered how can i sort this?
Send it into repairs and they will send you an estimate on what it\015\012would cost to fix it. Give them a call at 800-706-2534 option 2. ... Casio EXILIM Card EX-S770 Digital Camera
Y have a ixus 60, no I got the " lens error, restart the camera" When I sart the camera, I nowt hear nothing a then comes the piepie with Lens error, restart camera. This happend when whe make pictures yesterday, I push the camera in my pocket, after then whe got "lens error.
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \015\012probability is that yo ... Canon PowerShot SD500 / IXUS 700 Digital Camera
I recently ordered a Canon Powershot SD800 IS digital Elkph, installed the battery and camera card. when I press the shutter, the camera makes a sound much like the one year hear when you hit a key at your computer that does not take you anywhere. I tried to look up the proper procedure of getting started, but the basic guide in the use of the camera is in Spanish. I guess the English language guide was supposed to come in the box but iunfortunately was not included. Could you send me a guide
I have an even easier solution! Click the link below and look for the "Guides and Manuals" section: ... Digital Cameras
Hi there, I dropped my camera and now the lens will not close. When I turn it on it makes a very high pitch sound and you can hear its trying to move the lens, it moves a tiny bit then the error comes up on my camera and turns itself off. Are there any possible fixes I can try myself? I really want my camera over Xmas, so any suggestions would be appreciated. Thank you!
You would need to get it repaired, getting close to the holidays it's tough. The place that a lot of people go for help with these is www.camerasandparts.com They just serv ... Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera
Got in the hot tub with camera and then turned it on to take a picture. Took one pic then it took 2 pics on its own and now the screen comes on for about 5 sec then turns off and wont come back on. I can hear the buttons beeping so I know the menu comes up but cant see anything on the screen.
Maybe due to the steam in the hot tub. try to blowing it with a hair dryer ... Olympus Stylus 770 SW Digital Camera
I bought a Fuji 14mp camera from argos on sat. I used the memory card from my old Fuji, I didnt realise that it didnt come with a memory card. My problem is that I am trying to download phots from it onto ebay and cant make it happen. I have looked at the disk but cant seem to understAND what I need to do can you help please
You probably didn't format the card in your new camera. This will completely erase it so you need to download the pictures to your computer first. You can use a card reader to accomplish this. They are inexpensive and very easy to use.\012 ... Fuji Digital Cameras
Cant delete morning, I have dug out my old camera (this model) for my sister, but now remember I had trouble deleting pictures, when i press delete it comes up with write protected, how do I cancel this setting, even when i go to menu where, protect, drop etc it does not allow me to get itno it, I do hop[e you understand me, I am sure my 8 yr old played around with it, can't wait to hear from you. Kris
Well... If it's telling you that it's write-protected, then you most likely have an SD memory card in the memory card slot.Take this card out of the memory slot. Inspect the memory card for a small, white tab on the side of the card. N ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-F7 Digital Camera
I just bought this coolpix s220 used & when i put in a battery it says lens error & you can hear the whirring,like it's trying to let the lens telescope out but nothng happens, although i don't think the batery is fully charged yet, but the camera did come on & make noise.
If you can't take it back, try these:\012Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE mos ... Nikon Coolpix 2200 Digital Camera
My cameras lens wont come out, its stuck. when i turn it on.. it makes noises, & tries to come out, but wont extend.after like 10 seconds of it making noises, it saays lens error. i have a NIKON COOLPIX S202. please get back to me, i have a trip in a couple days & need to know if my camera will be in use. thank you!
Hi, ... Nikon COOLPIX L3 Digital Camera
Lens error my canon IXUS 860 IS is having a lens error problem. firstly, the lens cant retract back and when i try to switch it on, the screen will say 'lens error, restart camera' so how do i restart the camera?? i'm currently overseas and although my camera is within warranty, i cant possibly send my camera back to the original country for repair. is there any DIY method?? i'm an amateur at cameras so i do not wish to try any method that may further make the problem worse. thank you for your h
This is probably THE single most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html ... Canon IXUS V2 Digital Camera
I have a samsung i6 digital camera. I have been using it for 3 years without problems with a PC. Now I bought a MacBook. I copied the photos to the mac and chose the files on the camera and pushed delete button. It seems as if the files are deleted and I can no longer see them on the camera but the memory they used to take is still unavailable. It feels like the photos are still there and I cant delete them. I cant use my camera anymore. Please help! I need to make photos on New Year s eve! Hap
Try an external usb card reader and let the card pop up as a drive on the Mac. You should be able to see everything. Just do not format the card or you will loose everything ... Samsung Digimax i6 PMP Digital Camera
The entire zoom lens will not come out when I turn the camera on. It moves a little, makes a sound, and then my camera says turn off camera off and back on. I tried that several times and it is still not working. The battery is charged. I did go to the beach and wondering if sand got into the camera. I also cannot review my pictures as the message comes up about turning it off. What is the best solution?
HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel\012 after dropping it. 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\01 ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera
Fujifinepix F30 Hello the digital display on my camera suddenly stopped working- camera comes on, display lights up white, and camera is operational except - cant frame, see settings, etc - this stinks! camera did NOT sustain any known damage.bizarre but true- HELP cant afford to replace- thanksNeal
Maybe it the connector inside is loose, you might try to open the case (a 5 euro triblade / triwing screwdriver is needed) and see if any of the connectors is loose, before sending it for a 160 euro repair. ... Fuji FinePix F30 Digital Camera
I mistakenly dropped my digital camera a few inches when the lens was out.When i tried putting it off to know if the lens would go back in,it didnt move so i forcefully pushed it back inside.Now, when i try putting it on ,the green light flashes,then goes off and the lens attempts to come out but its like its stuck or something pulls it back inside.from what i noticed the camera cant come on without the lens coming out.pls i really dnt know what to do
You've likely jammed the zoom motor in the lens. You're correct in thinking that the camera can't work without the lens out. With it being physical damage repairs wouldn't be covered under warranty so you either need to pay to have it repaired (if th ... Digital Cameras
System error turn camera on green light comes on as per normal functions ok to that point then lens retracts like it is switching off green light comes on and flashes with system error.if you hold the camera to your ear when all this is going on you can hear noise from within the camera before it starts to retract and green light starts to flash with system error on screen.this happens on all functions.you can still look at pictures already taken this funtion works ok.just can,t take photos any
Hi\015\012the problem that causing this is:\015\012there is some pressure to the lens\015\012\015\012did it fell?\015\012probebly there is a fault in the lens \015\012\015\012sorry cant help\015\012\015\012good luck ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LC43 Digital Camera
Hi i have borrowed a friends camera nikon d80. I had been taken pitures dueing the day but at night time the pituers wouldnt come out at night so we had a play with it. Now we cant get anything. On the back of the camera there is a green light flashing. when i press the menu this comes up high lighted , a spnner then LCD brightness o comes up.How can i clear it. Thanks for your help paul.
Hi thanks for coming to FixYa. To solve your problem do this:\015\012Find the two buttons with green dots next to them on the top right of the camera. They are the +/- and the AF buttons. Hold them both down for a few seconds. The top lcd will ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens
Help! when I plug my camera into the computer to upload pictures, no screen comes up. I can hear it, but nothing comes up and I have no idea how to get my pictures from my camera onto my computer! It's driving me nuts! Sometimes the screen will come up, but the last few times I've tried I get nothing! Please tell me what to do!!
When camera is in playback mode, press MENU, choose icon on right of screen that says "SET". On second page 2/2 of setup menus make sure USB option is set to DSC (download to pc) and not PC cam (webcam). When connected to computer's usb port, you sho ... Fuji FinePix S3000 Digital Camera
My problem is with the vivicam 3188 camera. I cant get the flash to come on. The manual only says it will noy come on if the batteries are needing to be replaced. Well my problem is I bought this camera on line and recieved it about 5 hrs ago and it came with name brand ones. The flash did work earlier. The camera has the flash off icon on. But by the manual the button I need to press to turn the flash on doesnt turn it on. Please help
Remove the batteries from your camera and the press the power button for few seconds say 20 sec , then release it.. put the batteries back to ur cam n try... tis is how u reset ur camera.... try tis ... Vivitar Digital Cameras
When I try to turn the camera on, "Lens error" appears on the display screen, the lens "makes a sound and makes an attempt to come out and be "on". Unfortunately, something is preventing the lens from opening, and I can not use the camera. The camera was never dropped, has always been in a case,etc.
Try the procedures in this tip. ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera