Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix S3000 Digital Camera ?

I tried to put a new memory card into my coolpix s3000, but now it just stays in a weird frozen state with the lens extended. The screen is on, but it's black. I can't turn it on or off. Nothing I do seems to change it. What can I do?


Answers :

Remove the battery and the camera will shut off. keep the battery off for 12 hours and reinsert back. Remove off the new memory card and switch on with a foramtted memory card.,, maybe the old If the camera resets back to life and functions well then checck if the new memory card has some virrus in the memory, if so scan and delete and format the card.
\012However if the fault still stays on then you have a fault in the main processor conttroller of the camera which will require extra help.
\012Hope you take this tip. credit me if this works.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Nikon Coolpix S3000 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 :

LCD LENS WHEN I TURN THE CAMERA ON, THE SCREEN IS COMPLETE BLACK. I CHANGED THE BATTTERIES. I CAN TAKE A PICTURE AND VIEW IT ON THE COMPUTER, BUT I CANT SEE ANYTHING IN THE LENS OR SCREEN. I ASKED CANON WHO SUGGESTED THE LCD WAS CRACKED AND TO SEND IN FOR ESTIMATE TO GET IT REPAIRED. I ONLY HAD IT A YEAR AND IT HAS NOT BEEN DROPPED. DO YOU HAVE ANY SUGGESTIONS OR TROBLESHOOTING I CAN ATTEMPT?


Canon would appear to be correct with this diagnosis ... Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera

Help! Hi I am having trouble with my sony camera. Every time I turn the camera ON, the lens starts going out and the in for several times. Then, the screen tells me to turn the camera OFF. It seems to me that the lens cants find home position and cycles through its operation to stop at home but can't. Is there something I can do. Sincerely Jose


I have the exact same camera as you..i had the exact same problem as you did too..i got so madthis worked for me, so i think it will work for you1.take the batteries out of the camera2.hold the power button for 30 seconds ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

WHEN I TURN ON MY COOL PIX S51 A LENS ERROR MESSAGE COMES ON THE SCREEN AND DOESNT ALLOW AN OTHER FUNCTION WITH THE CAMERA. THE LENS COVER IS STUCK OPEN WHEN THE MASSAGE IS DISPLAYED. IF I TURN THE CAMERA ON AND OFF A FEW TIMES THE COVER WILL CLOSE BUT THE ERROR MASSAGE REMAINS. IM NOT SURE WHY THIS HAPPENS AND IVE NEVER DROPPED MY CAMERA AND ITS ALWAYS STORED IN A FOAM CASE. I CANT AFFORD ANOTHER CAMERA RIGHT NOW, IS THERE ANY SOLUTION TO MY PROBLEM?


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that ... Nikon COOLPIX S51 Digital Camera

I turn on my Pentax Optio e60 camera, and the lens opens, but i dont think it has extended to its maximum. and the display screen is black and i cant take photos and it says 'lens error 0x4110000' then turns itself off. very annoying and please help me fix it.


See http://www.fixya.com/support/r13011856-lens_error ... Digital Cameras

2yrs ago I my Tl205 hit my door gently the lens was stuck out I pushed it in now it wont turn on it gives me a green light sound then turns off immediately I have the ability to get to the menu screen & view pictures I just cant take them b/c the lens is stuck How do I fix this? plz help!


The gears have probably been knocked out of alignment in the lens, and it will require somebody with the experience to try and correct the problem. ... Samsung DualView TL205 Digital Camera

Frozen camera Ive had my camera for about 6 months its a Samsung s500 and when i go to turn it on the lens wont pop out nad its liek frozen. The little green light stays thier and the screen is black, and eventually liek 2 hours later the screen turns on but u cant take pictures but you cna review your already takesn ones. Ive tried new batteries, it doesnt work. What should i do?


Your lense is jammed try to put your finger in it and close the lense all the way it might me like hardly closed, i had that problem and now my is open all the way so i cant close it yuo can email me at [email protected] or im makaluso06 ... Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera

White Screen Every time i turn my camera on i just see a white screen, the lens comes in and out perfectly but i cant see anything except white even when i press any button on the camera it still displays a white screen. But when I plug my camera into my computer it displlays the pictures clearly in colour and there is not a problem with them??


... Olympus FE-20 Digital Camera

Lens stuck a went swimming with my olympus 770 in a swimming pool and whn i got out everything was fine with it.it was only until later i noticed that when i wanted to take a picture the screen turned blank and the lens wouldnt close.is it anything to do with chlorinated water? it shouldnt be right cause the olympus promotes its durability.i can still view pics but cant seem to get the lens to close and take a picture.pls help!


My wife an I purchased an Olympus Stylus 770 SW for our son as a High School graduation present 1 1/2 years ago. About a month ago he said that his camera quit working so I asked him to bring it home on Christmas break. It had the same symptoms as th ... Olympus Stylus 770 SW Digital Camera

My camera won't turn on. the screen flashes, but nothing happens. it turns right back off. the lens is pushed all the way out like its zoomed, but its obviously not since i cant so anything with it. batteries are fully charged. whats wrong?


I would try a new set of batteries.. It sounds like maybe the batteries you are using are not charging correctly or that the cell has well... died.. so try a new set of batteries and if that doesn't fix the problem I would (if you have electronic exp ... Kodak EASYSHARE Z1285 Digital Camera

When I turn my camera on I do not get any type of image on the fold out screen and I also just get a black screen with all the options I have chosen but I cant seem to see"through" the lens


A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera

At first when turn on the camera and the lens got out but the camera dosent work and know y cant closed. still out always. The camera make a weird noise and dosent close the lens.the screen show:"lens error, restart the camera"


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. 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\012\012\012\ ... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera

Same promblem the lens cant not extend. the camara turns on fine but then it trys to extend and the screen says to turn off and on again. Please help!!


Such a common problem with an amazinging simply fix. bang it face down on your palm several times quite hard. Turn on and check. keep doing this till the lens extends properly.\015\012Whilst this sound like a joke it is not A Sony tech shared t ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120 Digital Camera

Lens Error I fell while holding my camera. The lens was open at the time and when I got up I turned the camera off. I then turned it back on to check it and the lens opened and immediately closed with the "lens error" on the screen. I can turn it off and on and the lens will always open but closes as soon as it has opened with the lens error on the screen. The shutter opens but closes also, like the lens. Can this be fixed? It was a gift so I don't have the bill of sale but I still have the orig


This is probably THE 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 ... Nikon COOLPIX L4 Digital Camera

Flash broken,lens stuck i turn it on and the camera clicks and it sounds like the lens is detached from what useed to move it. its says "acess" then black screen then "Turn power off and on." i think its forever broken.. :( flash broken,lens stuck i turn it on and the camera clicks and it sounds like the lens is detached from what useed to move it. its says "acess" then black screen then "Turn power off and on." i think its forever broken.. :(


I have the same problem...so do you think that it's so expencive to repair?? ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

My Nikon coolpix S10 camera was dropped and now the screen only says "lens error". If it is not touched the function returns to normal (has done so twice), but now the screen only say that one message and you can't turn it off or do anything). When it was turned off again and then turned on after a series of clicking noise the screen only said "lens error" and does not allow any other options(even turning off). Any helpful ideas would be apprecited. Thank you!


Hi,try this out it worked for most of them who had a similar problem like urs:Gently tap it twice at the end of the camera to ur plam and it will work again.just tap it very lightly against the bottom of the camera holdi ... Digital Cameras

Sony Cyber-shot-n1 ok well, i can view the photos.. that i took before it stopped working but i cant take any new photos or videaos. it just shows a black screen and the lens flicks in and out and eventually a sign saying 'turn off then oon again' comes up and when i do that the same happens over again. i love my camera to bits, it really suits what i do with it soo id love help rather than bye a new one. xxxx


Lens assembly in camera is defective and need to be replaced.Contact nearest Sony service center for better repair.If you want to repair it at your own, let me know to provide you lens assembly part number. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N1 Digital Camera

I turn my camera on and all the icons come on the screen but the image stays black. I get playback but I cant see an image when I want to take a picture. Its as if the lens cap is still on but it isnt. I have a Optio MX


Your camera is going to have a sensor that lets it know if the image cap is on or not, its possible the sensor might be damaged, or pressed in, or stuck. ... Pentax Optio MX Digital Camera

Sony DSC-T1 digital Still Camera turns on ok but cant see through lens and no photos appears menue appears ok on lcd screen


There is a recall by Sony in regards to a fault with lens recognition for some models including this one it runs out in march 2010 ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T1 Digital Camera

Hi i have a sony cybershot DSC W320. The shutter lens is stuck halfway.The following text appears on the black screen "Turn the camera off and on again". I can review my past photos but cant take new ones.Let me know how to fix the camera manually.


See Lens Error Fixya ... Sony Cyber-shot W290 Digital Camera

When I turn on my camera the LCD screen is balck and I cant see anything thruough the lens. It does take pics because when I upload the disck Ic an see the new pics


Double check if the viewfinder is operable (not the LDC but the little thing you look through with one eye above it). Try pressing the display button to flip through the different modes as you're looking through the viewfinder. If the viewfinder do ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera

I can turn it on but the lens thing wont go back in. It also makes a beeping noise and shuts off. I cant even see the screen.


I had the same problem with mine for a long time...it has to do witht hem batteries...use the power saving tips and use good batteries(not generic kind) I had to go get rechargable kodak digital batteries and now my camera doesn't do thaqt anymore. ... Samsung Digimax S630 Digital Camera

Blank screen. Lens comes out but nothing works. Cant take pictures. E16 message in lower left corner when you turn camera off.


The E16 error is a motherboard issue. Needs to be sent back to Canon as I assume it is a canon because they generally get an E16. If it is a different brand, let me know. Otherwise sorry for the bad news, it may be the time to just get a new camera e ... Digital Cameras

Samsung S730 just got a new Samsung S730 digital camera and guess what !??! cant turn it on! when i press the power button, there is a yellow light and after 2-3 seconds it beeping 3 times. the screen is black, lens didnt extend, nothing except the beeping and the yellow light. any of you had this problem before?


No solution ours does this\015\012waste of money return it if u can ... Samsung Digimax S730 Digital Camera

My polaroid t1035 lens is stuck out and I cant turn it off or navigate away from the "polaroid" screen


Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Polaroid i1035 Digital Camera

Lens error My coolpix L4 was working perfect. Then, I went to turn it on and it said "Lens Error" on the screen. None of the buttons will function and the lens is frozen out. When I turn it off, the screen goes black and the lens remains in the out position. I tried replacing the batteries and cleaning the lens with a soft cloth, but it didn't help. Can you tell me how to fix it? Thank you!


I had this problem i turn my camera on the lens came out i turned them then my camera stop sayind lens error but now my pic is not clear ... Nikon COOLPIX L4 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: 0.2842 seconds