Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX S230 Digital Camera ?

Get an error message when turning on camera, Lens Error", how can it be fix?


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If you've recently dropped tghe camera you may have damaged the lens tube (housing) or jarred the zoom mechanism off of its track -- both are problems that will require professional repair. Otherwise, your problem may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the\015\012battery contacts inside the camera\015\012which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the\015\012camera. Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the\015\012batteries and wipe the camera contacts firmly with\015\012a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush,\015\012steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen\015\012into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of\015\012the batteries and place them back in the camera. This cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 90% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, chances\015\012are that your batteries need to be replaced because they're just too\015\012worn to properly power the camera.
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