Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera ?

S210 Lens Error

\015 My Nikon Coolpix S210 has a lens error. I turn it on, then the lens goes in and out several times (while it makes a buzzing sound) and then I get a white screen that says lens error. I tried tapping it, smacking it, removing the battery and memory card, but nothing seems to work. Any ideas? It's less than a year old and cost me almost $200. I'd hate to have to replace it already.\015

Answers :

Try jiggling the lens. Use compressed air to blow out any grit around the lens barrel. If that doesn't do it, you'll need to get the camera serviced or replaced.
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