Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare V1073 Digital Camera ?

When I zoom in my camera shuts off

\015 When I zoom in with the camera more than 3/4 of the way the camera will shut down on its own. I still can take pictures with the camera out wide and with limited zoom...... what is worng with my camera?\015

Answers :

Mine was doing the same thing and after chatting with Kodak Tech Support to no avail I wiped the lens barrel (the rings that slide in and out) with a paper towel dampened with a little alcohol and it started working again. There's a sensor that shuts down the camera if the lens can't move freely and apparently a film can build up on the rings that causes just enough friction to make it turn off. I then wiped it with a tiny bit of WD40 on the towel and it's working perfectly. Be very careful if you try this to not get anything on the glass lens itself, and don't use enough to soak the towel, just barely dampen it.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Kodak EasyShare V1073 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 :

I've lost my instructions for my olympus camedia digi camera C-370 zoom and I only had it a short time so don't know why my camera shuts off very shortly after switched on and I have to wait before I can take a photo. also the zoom lense goes in and out and camera just shuts off. I've replaced batteries several times as they seem to only last for a few photos please can you help me.


I'm not sure what the cause of the problem might be but I can help you get a new manual.Go to http://www.fixya.com/support/p220497-olympus_camedia_c_350_d_560_digital/manual-2351 and download the manual free ... Olympus Camedia D-370 Digital Camera

Zoom error Today after using my camera for awhile the back screen displayed "zoom error" and a little sound whirled. Then the camera shut off by itself. I turned it on and off a couple of times, but without success. The lens is extended and will not withdraw back into the camera. I have taken out the batteries and re-inserted them. Finally, I gently pushed the lenses back to the body of the camera (as they seemed to be trying to go back to the camera), I am still getting the zoom error reading a


You may be true that sand must be creating this problem, as this happens very often. the sand enters into the lense assembly, creating friction in the movement. if this has happened total dismantelling and cleaning of the lense assembly will solve t ... Olympus Camedia C-350 Digital Camera

When I turn my camera on I get a "zoom error" in red that appears on the display. Then the camera shuts off, and the optical zoom is left extended out from the camera. The camera is a Samsung Digimax 530/ 5100 model, 5 megapixel, 12X zoom, 3X optical.


Your camera has a lens error ... Samsung Digimax 530 Digital Camera

Olympus FE-280 I can no longer take photos with my camera! When I turn it on it makes some weird noises as the zoom lens adjusts, and then the viewer screen is blurry when it comes on. If I try to zoom in or zoom out, the camera simply shuts off. I can view pictures that I have already taken, and the battery is charged. What's going on?! Camera bought at Christmas 2007, is this covered under warranty??


1 year warranty on olympus products, but does not cover physical damage such as impact, water, or sand ... Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera

I have a canon Powershot S51S Camera. I am having a problem with the zoom. I can zoom in but If I have to zoom back out or adjust the zoom for the pic it just shuts off. Every time I use the zoom and move it more than one time it totally shuts off.


... Canon PowerShot S51S Digital Camera

I have a Olympus C-750 Ultra zoom camera and I suddenly the camera stopped working one day. Now when I turn on the camera it says format memory card, but then when you select yes the camera shuts off and when I turn it on again it says photo chard error and shuts off again. What is wrong with the camera and what can do to remedy this? Will replacing the photo card help?


The memory card may be defective, try another, if that cures the problem great, if u get the same message then the camera has failed and you will need to send it in for repair to a Kodak service center, there is nothing u can do to fix this, Kodak do ... Digital Cameras

I have had my Kodak Easyshare C330 since December 2005. When the camera tries to extend the lens, it does it very slightly. This is then followed by "lens error: 14" and the camera then shuts off. I have had the problem before this summer, more often when I'm at the beach and it seemed to fix its self. Last night my camera worked, but it wouldn't zoom in or out. Well, earlier today I was at beach and I tried to zoom in and out and my camera wouldn't allow me to once again. It was then followed b


You have 1-2 years warranty on your camera (depending on which country you bought the camera in).\015\012\015\012KODAK recommends a repair for this error code.\015\012\015\012An Out of Warranty repair for this model for this f ... Kodak EasyShare V550 Digital Camera

Can't zoom! I can no longer take photos with my camera! When I turn it on it makes some weird noises as the zoom lens adjusts, and then the viewer screen is blurry when it comes on. If I try to zoom in or zoom out, the camera simply shuts off. I can view pictures that I have already taken, and the battery is charged. What's going on?!


I had the same problem, I sent it to Olympus. The camers working fine one evening and the above problem in the morning after insrtalling charged battery.syed ... Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera

Zoom Error? Whenever I turn my camera on it says "Zoom error". It won't let me zoom. The image is incredibly blurry. And even when I turn the camera off the lens doesn't shut all the way. I tried resetting it, but it had no effect.


Dirt in the focus motor drive gears right behind the lens at the front.\015\012It's a **** design (my opinion). The lens at the front moves in and out depending on your zoom level. It can come right out of the lens barrell at the front. So, if ... Fuji FinePix A500 Digital Camera

PANASONIC dmcfz8 Problem: When I turn on the camera and remove the lens cap I get a message on the lens that says "remove lens cap & press button". It seems like the zoom is stuck. We were using the camera for a inside night graduation & was at a distance from the subject that we wanted to shoot. After a few zoom shots we shut the camera off and when we tried to take more pictures the above problem started. Please Help!


Try to help the lens go out by pulling it very very lightly... ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20 Digital Camera

Camera doesn't turn on and zoom screen got stuck because camera shut off!


MY CAMERA IS HAVING TROUBLE TURNING ON. THE OTHER DAY I TOOK A PICTURE AND IT SHUT OFF IN THE MIDDLE OF IT WITH THE ZOOM LENS OUT. NOW WHEN I PRESS POWER IT SAYS RETRY POWER ON OR IT WONT DO ANYTHING AT ALL. THE BATTERY IS CHARGED ALSO BUT NOW I CAN ... Casio Exilim EX-S500 Digital Camera

When I use the Zoom for tight or wide the camera shuts down I have checked the batteries and they are new the camera works perfectly except when using the zoom


Hi,\015\012\015\012The internal mechanism is getting stuck, when you zoom out. The lens mechanism is stuck in between, and it forces the internal switch to shut off the camera. Just give a gentle tap on the sides of the camera and then ... Kodak Digital Cameras

When i zoom all the way in on an object and then try to zoom back in, the camera seems to freeze and make a beeping sound. The screen shuts off and will not let me operate the camera in any way.


You may be bringing the zoom out to much and overheating it try slowly putting it out and bringing it back in ... Samsung SL620 Digital Camera

Won't focus I try to "zoom" in and the camera shuts off. The view window is blurry and when you try to zoom in, then it shuts off. It's a Kodak EasyShare c875 digital. Thanks


If the camera was dropped, it is possible that something was knocked out of place. That sounds very likely in your case. You should also make sure that the batteries are good. I have a Kodak camera that uses rechargeable AA cells, and they do not las ... Kodak EasyShare C875 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

FE-190 I cannot shut off my camera. It beeps and the lens will not move to shut down. The camera screen is black. When I try to zoom in or out it just beeps.


If you take the battary out, your camera should re-set itself.\015\012when you put it back in, make sure it's fully charged.\015\012\015\012make sure you're photos are backed up first!\015\012if they're saved on a card, take t ... Olympus FE-190 Digital Camera

When i try to zoom in the camera shuts off - Sony Cybershot DSCW80 7.2MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom and Super Steady Shot


... Sony Cybershot DSCW80 7.2MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom and Super Steady Shot

I get a zoom error message when i try to zoom in or out. then the camera shuts off and says to turn camera on again. help.


Hi,Checkout this tip about digital camera error messagesLens Errorfix for Digital Cameraheatman101 ... Panasonic FH20 Digital Camera

ZOOM ERROR An error message "ZOOM ERROR" is displayed when switched on . Their is an sound from the zoom gears . unable to Zoom in or Out. It was drop down from 3ft height. I think an error with the cambarrel, shutter.... Any solutions or the cost of this spares.???? Camera dropped and has a very slight dent near batteries. LCD displays 'Zoom error' and shuts down. Any help?


Did you take it apart to look at the mechanism? Definitely sounds like something is broken or out of place. \015\012\015\012KEH.com is a well known repair house that may be able to give you a good estimate. \015\012\015\012 ... Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera

When I zoom in my camera shuts off


Mine was doing the same thing and after chatting with Kodak Tech Support to no avail I wiped the lens barrel (the rings that slide in and out) with a paper towel dampened with a little alcohol and it started working again. There's a sensor that shut ... Kodak EasyShare V1073 Digital Camera

Toshiba PDR-M700 When I power up the camera, the lens will not come out and sometimes will come out all the way to maximum zoom. When I power off with the lens out, it clicks as if something is stripped or loose. After shut down, I can push the lens back in. Once in a while the camera will work but eventually the "Lens Error" message comes up. This was a good expensive camera when I bought it but taking it in for service would probably cost more than the price of a new camera today. Can you sugg


It sounds as though the drive gear is slipping... If you give up on trying to repair your camera I may want to purchase it for parts (my sister-in-law broke my LCD display)[email protected] ... Toshiba PDR-M700 Digital Camera

Zoom Error Can you please help... For some reason my zoom is not working when I close the camera the lense (zoom) stays open and does not shut... It does not allow me to take pictures because it is in Zoom Error... Please help.


Hi thanks for using fixya!\015\012\015\012On this kind of error, I suggest that you bring your camera to a service center or to your retailer to further check the hardware problem of your camera.\015\012\015\012Regards! ... Fuji FinePix A500 Digital Camera

Today my 5 yr old dropped our S1050 Samsung camera about 3 feet onto a wooden bridge and now the camera DOES turn on and WILL let me review the pictures I had taken up until that point. However, when attempting to take a picture the picture is out of focus and when I zoom IN it gets clearer but then the camera beeps 2 times and shuts off and closes up. It will let me snap an out of focus picture though. Is there any hope? This camera was expensiveand we've only had it a year. Thanks


Take it to an authorised samsung agent and they will either reset it or send it off to be repaired. ... Samsung Digital Cameras

Zooming FE-280 camera - Worked great for about 2 weeks. While on vacation developed a problem - when you turn the camera on the lens goes in and out like it is trying to focus. Once it is through with the lens action when you try to set up for a picture (any mode) and focus on the subject the camera will not focus and then shuts down. Acts like the battery is dead but camera shows fully charged battery. Any ideas?


The exactttt same thing happened to me. I think i still have a warranty on it, and every body has been trying to help me, but it seems the camera is just retarded- and just needs to be replaced ... Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera

My camera shuts off when I my zoom is nearly halfway through


Make sure your batter is fully charged, and is not bad. This kind of reaction can happen with a weak battery or partly charged.If that is not it, then the camera needs repair. ... Kodak EasyShare V1073 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: 0.2660 seconds