Having problems with your Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera ?

The M20 turns on, lens goes in and out, then powers down.

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The M20 turns on, lens goes in and out, then powers down.

... Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera

EX-S500: * I turn it on and the 'Adjust' screen comes up. *I press the 'Menu' and the lens comes out, the green light flashes for awhile, it beeps a few times, it grinds a few times and shuts off. The lens stays out. *I turn it back on, the lens goes back in and the 'Adjust' screen comes on. * I press the power button and the camera goes off. *I left the camera in the charge gradle all night and the battery did not charge. *Help

You could have a power and lens issue, going on at the same time here. There's a couple of web blogs that delineate things you can try to correct these issues, and here they are:\015\012 ... Casio Exilim EX-S500 Digital Camera

Cybershot dsc-w100 well actually my camera is a cybershot dsc-w100 and when i push the on button it says access but after that it goes to a mode where it says turn the power on and off again and i turn it off but still does not work. as i do this the lens goes in and out like three times and when the camera is off the lens stays out

If you cannot find a solution to your problem you may want to email [email protected] He has good advice and good used parts at a fair price. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

LENS PROBLEM Lens keeps zooming in and out when I turn it on. After 4 times, the lens goes back in and it says on the screen, "Turn the power off and on again". Then it does the same thing when I turn it off and back on. Also, the shutter is not closing however it's also not all the way open. Almost half way but more open than closed. Please help!!!

The slightly open shutter is the reason for this problem. Thank God you mentioned it. \015\012Solution: Try with your fingers to shift the shutter “blades” back and forth to see if they move freely. If they do no move freely it maen ... Sony Cybershot DSCW80 7.2MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom and Super Steady Shot

Zoom Error Just bought an Olympus SP550 Ultra Zoom for my daughter. In less than 24 hours the cam developed a problem. When she turns it on, the zoom lens goes part way out, a message "zoom error" shows on the screen, and it powers itself off. We thought it might just be the batteries, but new ones didn't help. Similar problem with SP-560UZ On power up lens clicks & sticks when zooms out. Then get "zoom error" & powers off. Tried new batteries, helping lens out. Leaving batteries out. Could not

I think a grain of sand was blocking the zoom tubes. This will not work if the camera has been dropped & the zoom apparatus is bent. It is entirely at your own risk & may invalidate any guarantee but they may charge anyway if you have got san ... 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

When I turn the camera on, the lens goes in and out several times. Then the message comes "turn the power off and on again". I tried taking the battery out, pressing the power button for 15 sec etc., but this doesn't help. Is there anything else to do ?

Hi there this is Lens guide pin problem. 99% chacHi there please follow the steps and let me know the result.\012\0121. Ensure batteries are fully charged & clean the battery connector point in side the battery compartment.\012\0122. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170 Digital Camera

My L730 was knocked off the table and seems to have now jammed, when I turn it on it makes 3 loud beeps then the screen goes blank. The power light stays on but it doesn't seem to be attempting to do anything. The lens is still out. I've tried removing the battery and waiting before replacing it then turning it back on and I've also tried gently manually moving the lens but the problem persists. Very Infuriating as I recommended this camera to others, 2 of which have bought one since !! Can anyb

Hello.Your brand of camera has very little to do with your problem. This has to be one of the top digital camera problems of all time. There is a very good solution here on fixya click the link below.And please give the author thumbs up,he's explaine ... Samsung Digimax L730 Digital Camera

Cyber shot dsc-w120, when you press the power button camra trys to turn on normal..lens goes out and in 2 or 3 times, then camera says "turn power off and on again..

... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120 Digital Camera

When i turn on my camera the lens trys to come out but then it gets stuck and goes back in; the screen says "turn the power off and on again" but when i do the same thing keeps happening over and over. The camera has one big rechargable battery so i can't just replace it. I've tried doing the reset, and I've tried tapping around the lens ad hitting the sides or bottom of the camera but nothing has worked.

Here is a very reasonably priced quote for repair; https://www.teleplancamerarepair.com/quote/cart.asp?iProbID=5&mo=358\0 ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

When i turn the power on the lens comes out and goes back in two times and then the screen says turn the power off and on again. keeps doing the same thing

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Digital Cameras

Lens i dropped my camera accidentally.and when i turn it on,camera and video mode,it says,access.the lens goes in and out for 4x.after that,it appears in the screen,turn the power off and on again.

I can only suggest that you bang it around more, against your palm or other surface like hot pad, mouse pad, etc. that has some give and see if that undoes the damage (if it is a dis-connection issue). You didn't mention physically damaging it (as in ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N1 Digital Camera

Lens I talked my sister into buying this camera. I am trying to figure out what is wrong. When I turn the power on the lens auto goes in and out 4 - 5 times and then the lcd screen goes blank - black

Well, please folks don't use cheap (dollar store) batteries. I changed the batteries out three time with some new ones she gave me (generic) and when I inserted better quality batteries well that solved it!!! ... Vivitar ViviCam 5386 Digital Camera

I have a HP camera CW450t camera and cannot turn it on with the power button on top. I know the batteries are good because I can turn on the camera with the review button and review the pictures that I have taken. When the power button is pressed the green light on the back of the camera flashes but the lens does not come out and the led screen does not come on. when you take your finger off of the on/off button the green light goes off as well.

Had the EXACT same problem with the CW450 model. I called support because I was mad and wanted it replaced. The support tech helped me through the issue. The answer is- NiMH. Alkaline batteries are unstable and not powerful enough for use with this c ... HP Digital Cameras

Lens goes in and out four times then ask to turn power off and on

Option 1: Try Initializing the Camera as follow; Initializing\015\012the Camera will reset the settings of the Camera to the factory\015\012settings including date and time. It will not delete any data saved in\015\012the Camera. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera

Optio M20 Camera: Press on/off button to power up camera, the camera opens the lens cover, turns on a red led inside the lens, cycles the lens out and back in,then makes about 5 little popping noises. The back screen shows Pentax Optio screen for a second, then then the screen displays the word Auto Picture in the center of the screen and Green Mode at the bottom and at the same time it cycles the lens out and in. And for a brief moment in the back ground of the screen you can see the picture st

I got it!!! on my cam i hold down the menu button at the same time power on, it will showup a " ver 1.00" and lens move a little maybe u have to do it 2 times but second time it should work ... Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera

Camera problem when I turn the camera on the lens goes in and out and in and out thenthe screen says access then turn the power off and on again, battery ifcharged but when I turn it on again the same thing happens...I am inArgentina on holiday can you help?

Try new batteries anyway. There's always a chance that your existing batteries are no longer any good, even if they aren't very old. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

Samsung L730 My camera appears to be stuck. The lens usually pops out when it is turned on. However, when I turned it off today, it remained out. I tried removing the memory card and battery. Also, it won't turn off unless I remove the battery. When it is on, the screen is black and the usual green light goes off after initially pressing the power button. Is there a way to reset it?

This camera would have to be tested more, but it sounds like a ccd or sensor problem. If this camera was made around the year 2000 or after a bit, then it could be a ccd problem common with many Sony made ccds in this period.A loose conne ... Samsung Digimax L730 Digital Camera

When turned on, Access comes up, and lens goes in and out 3 times, then screens says to power off then on again, This will repeat when powered off and on again and so on. I have tried a factory reset, but the same things appears. Access, then power off and on again

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 ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

!!! help my brother dropped by sony cyber-shot on the floor and now when i turn it on the screen says "access", the lens goes back in and then comes back out a couple of times, and then it says "turn the power off and on again." what do i do?

Yeah, mine was doing that too. only way it would work is if you tap the bottom of the camera on something. But mine finally today stopped working even after doing that. now it's just garbage. my suggestion is just to purchase extended warranty from n ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

Camera will not turn on my nikon coolpix s51 will not turn on fully. the green power light shows on but then it goes off after a few seconds. i have not tampered with the card but i know the battery is fully charged - tried twice recharging it. the lsd screen does not come on at all, nor does the shutter lens open at all. it is not responsive to anything at all, except a green light coming on the 'on' switch but then going off again... any ideas?

... Nikon Coolpix S51c Digital Camera

After turning on the camera, the lens goes in and out about 3 times, then a message appears: "Turn the power off and on again". I do that and still get the same message.

Problem in lens unit repair or replace ... Sony Cyber-shot Digital Camera

When I push the power button on my camera, the blue button turns on and the green light above the T lights up for a second and then goes away. Nothing happens and I can't do anything with the camera. The lens is also stuck out and turning the camera on does not make it go back in.

Take a Q-Tip dampened in rubbing alcohol and clean the contacts inside the battery compartment. Also clean the battery itself and the charger contacts. ... Samsung L200 Digital Camera

Sony camera When I power up my camera, the screen says Access and the lens goes in andout a few times and then the screen says turn the power off and on again. When I do that it doesn't fix anything, so I still have the same problem

Ok to fix this just switch on \015\012gently pull and twist the end of the lense you may here it click but dont pull or twist to hard till it pops\015\012then switch camera off and on again and you should have solved the problem.\01 ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

Power?? My camera turns on and the lens part extends out, but the screen is totally blank. When I switch it to view previous photos, it works fine..I just have to turn it "off" and the pictures come up..But if I switch it to take a picture, it goes completely dark again...it's almost three years old and has no damage done to it...

Had the same issue. I changed battery, I replaced Duracell by Sony rechargeable batteries. It works fine now. i think that the issue comes from battery shape. They do not have exactly the same. hope it helps. ... Canon PowerShot A510 Digital Camera
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