Having problems with your Olympus FE-180 Digital Camera ?

Lens keeps moving in and out, plus, the screen is blurry

\015 When I turn my camera on, the lens goes crazy. And when I look at the screen, it's blurry and the lens is zooming in and out. The batteries are charged and I can view the pictures. But when I take pictures, it turns out blurry too. What do I do>\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Identical problem with my FE-180. The crazy lens problem is intermittent -- the blurry pictures are 90% of the time. You can see that the camera is focusing -- but it overshoots the mark, and you get nasty pictures. Sometimes, I can lock the focus, and then walk to where the camera IS in focus -- but that's not a great way to take pictures.\015

Answers :

The blurry pictures are due to defective CCD imager .
You need to take to repair center to get it repaired .
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Olympus FE-180 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 :

Lens keeps moving in and out, plus, the screen is blurry

The blurry pictures are due to defective CCD imager . You need to take to repair center to get it repaired . ... Olympus FE-180 Digital Camera

Lens keeps moving in and out, plus, the screen is blurry

FAULTY OR ITS NOT WEATHER PROOF ... Olympus FE-180 Digital Camera


I think you're on to someting, especially the foggy screen problem.\015\012Salt water and cameras don't mix unless they are underwater cameras. ... Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera

When I turn on my camera, the lens will move in and out, then the screen will go blank except for the word "Lens Error"! I've turned it off and on again many times, but it keeps happening. How do I fix it?

Try the procedures in this tip. ... Nikon COOLPIX S200 Digital Camera

Hello - My Olympus SP-550OUZ Camera was in a rucksack which slid of my shoulder and hit the ground. Although there is no obvious damage to it, nothing cracked, no marks etc., it has stopped seeing properly. Pictures already taken can still be viewed either in the viewfinder or the screen both work perfectly. The lens moves in and out not problem everything seems to work fine except when you look to take a picture either by viewfinder or the lcd screen all it sees is a blurry hazy purple pictu

... Digital Cameras

Camera stopped working in middle of Disney Vacation. Will not close and has black screen with E18 at bottom left. Also lens keeps moving just a little in/out very fast.

The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error. They won't work for all cases, but they're worth a try if the camera's no longer under warranty:\015\012\015\012 ... Digital Cameras

I have canon power shot A85. When I shoot a photo horizontal lines appear on the screen, when loaded to PC, same lines are loaded with the image not visible . Plus its lens keep getting stuck while opening and closing

That is a widespread problem with your camera regarding that model. This is caused by a CCD problem when a camera reached an x amount of total shots. You might notice that this does not affect when you try to record a video. Good thing, some manuf ... Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera

Lens keeps moving in and out when i switch it on, then a message comes up on the screen saying 'turn the power off and on again'

Allienment of the lens/sensors of the lens unit failure,so get it serviced or replace with a new unit ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120 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

I'm having that E18 problem, and my screen went green, and now my lens stopped moving

Ah ok ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

Canon SD4000 camera, when hitting the power button, the screen remains black screen, the green light blinks twice, lens zooms out, shutter opens. Screen remains black, and I do not seem to have any control at all; pressing the zoom button doesn't move lens, no notable reaction to anything. Hit the power button again, the lens zooms back into it's original position, shutter closes (occasionally does not shut completely), green light blinks twice, screen remains black. Tried turning on w/o SD card

... Canon SD4000 IS IXUS 300 HS Digital Camera

6 month old Canon Power shot S5IS flip out LCD screen will not keep connection, the screen goes blank and can not be used. I primarily use this feature to take my shots. When I opened the screen to take my shot I notice I had to move it around and the screen came on. Now it will not come on no matter how I move the screen, up, down, right left, twisted into the body. It does not work. Looking at the body of my camera the screen is not loose, nothing looks abnormal from the outward appearan

Canon will fix this under warranty. Call 1-800-OK-CANON. ... Digital Cameras

Lens problem Hi. I have an Olympus FE-190 digital camera. not sure what happened, but now there is a problem with the lens. when i turn on the camera, the lens extends, retracts, several times (trying to find "home" I think). Image on the display screen is blurry. it WILL take a very blurry picture. there is a faint 'ratcheting" sound when the lens is fully extended. is there a way to 're-set" or calibrate the lens extension setting or focus? thanks very much for your assistance.

Take it to Best Buy for repair. ... Olympus FE-190 Digital Camera

The lens keeps on moving in and out and there a

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120 Digital Camera

I have a Nikon Coolpix L14 and all of a sudden, when I turn it on, the lens moves in and out while making a strange noise until a "Lens Error" message comes on the screen. I tried replacing the batteries, turning it off and on, taking out the memory card, and cleaning the lens. The first time I replaced the batteries, it worked...until the next time I used it and the screen was completely blurred. Then, I had the original problem with the "Lens Error" message. I really don't think it is a conde

Your problem may be due to corrosion on the battery 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 batteries and wip ... Nikon Coolpix L14 Digital Camera

The gears seem to be frozen. the lens wont move in or out by self and when turned on screen displays turn cam off the back on? If you get the lens out or push it back in, in wont move back into the other position by itself. it doesnt even make any sounds like its trying to move

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camer ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX50 Digital Camera

The view finder or screen are black. The lens moves out when the camera is powered on, I can hear the shutter click when pushed; the telephoto is moving; I have all the settings show on the screen when the camera is powered on but I cannot see anything through the view finder or on the screen and no image is captured when a pic is taken. I changed the batteries and it made no difference.

I know it may sound like the shutter is moving, but you're going to have to actually look down the lens barrel to confirm it's actually moving, and not just producing a sound effect from the camera. Also keep in mind Canon's SX IS series cameras are ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera

When you press the power on button the camera lens starts to move out stops goes in then out again stops the screen does not illuminate at all.IF you then press the power button the lens tries to retract slightly but then stops and again nothing else happens. battery is fully charged. if you press the replay button screen and camera behaves as normal and you can view the pictures taken lens usually retracts all the way to its docked position again if it was nearly all the way out.

... Sea and Sea UNDERWATER DIGITAL CAMERA DX-1G Scuba Gear Cameras

Lens Error. My Nikon COOLPIX L3 keeps on saying " LENS ERROR" and wont close up. Also it make some rattling noise when i press the on/off button or sometimes does it by itself. First the screen is bla

Try these procedures. ... Nikon Digital Cameras

I keep getting lens error on the screen. The lens

Try the procedures in this tip. ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera

What does it mean when your camera lens is not working and the screens say, turn off the power and turn it on again ? What happen if the camera lens is moving but ther screens is not opening or showing anything ?

I may not have enough information for this... how ever, let us try. And I am not sure which one you are talking about, maybe both at times?Does the camera play back files correctly and can be seen on the LCD? If the first, then some probl ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

On my camera when i turn it on the lens keeps opening and closing and on my screen it says "turn off and on again" and when i do that the lens keeps opening and closing and it doesn't work. Can you help me please?

This is the most common problem with dig cameras. The reason being that there are tiny gears inside the lens assembly, that operate it. When a tooth gets broken off, or some dirt, lint, sand, etc., gets in the lens assembly, a gear can get jammed ... Digital Cameras

Ok so i am turning on my camera (an Fe-340) and the lens go in two or three times then when the screen finally does come on it is blurry and way out of focus, also when i attempt to adjust the zoom the camera turns itself off, if i attempt to turn the camera off using the power button it goes off but the lens does not retract.All other functions on the camera are operating correctly to my knowledge i can even take a blurry out of focus picture, view it in display mode or even transfer it to my c

It may be something more serious, but the problem you describe is\015\012frequently due to corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera. \015\012Remove the batteries and wipe the camera contacts firmly with a clean\015\012cloth (heavy corrosio ... Olympus FE-340 Digital Camera

The battery of my samsung s860 was recently dead so i though that was why the lens wouldnt go out all the way. I have tried two new sets of batteries and the camera is reacting the same way. The lense wont go out all the way, a blurry image is projected on the screen then the screen goes black, the green light flickers, it beeps rather obnoxiously three times and the lens retracks again as it turns off. can my camera be resuscitated!?

The drive motor and actuator for the auto focus is defective, this is the most common problem i see after battery issues, yes the camera can be fixed, but here is the deal, they don't sell the parts to fix it to the public, only Samsung ... Samsung S860 Digital Camera

Lens is stuck and wont move. on the screen it states "Turn the power off and on again" help pls? Was working just fine and then started with the lens not opening...I opened manuelly and now it wont't take pics...I can view them on disc BUT it just says "turn power on and off" on the screen. Help!!!

I agree that the camera needs to be sent back when this happens.  I have seen people suggest pulling on the lens (a bad idea) and smacking the camera / rapping it upon something (an even worse idea).  Not only will these options often fail ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170 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: 0.2542 seconds