Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera ?

Nikon cool pix lens error and will not focus

\015 My lens goes in and out then says lens error. if it does take a picture it is out of focus.\015\012\015

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To things to try. 1. clean the battery compartment with a Q-Tip "dampened" in some rubbing alcohol. Do this to the battery and the charging station also.It just occured to me that you cannot get into the main menu because the lcd is black. I "was" going to suggest also resetting the cam to it's factory defaults. Try the first one it has worked for me many many times.If it does not work than you may need a new battery. The indicator on the LCD screen is NOY always accurate for battery readings. Good luck, my friend, Dana
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