Having problems with your Samsung Digimax 420 Digital Camera ?
Zoom lens jammed
\015 After dropping camera( silly me) the lens would not retract and when i attempt to switch it on the message 'zoom lens error' comes up on the LCD screen I have removed all the visible screws but cat not take the camera apart for inspection. Any help would be greatly appreciated. John Lally\015
This is a protection mechanism against further damage when the zoom/lens mechanism is obstructed. It's a very delicate mechanism, and it's not easy or cheap to fix. The gears probably got misaligned or broken when you dropped the camera. You should get a repair estimate, and only if you decide you'd rather trash it try opening it up again.\015\012\015\012Good luck
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