Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P41 Digital Camera ?

Camera powers up but lens cover fails to open


\015 Camera powers up but the lens cover fails to open and there is a message on the screen that reads "Turn the power off and on again" . \015\012I have turned the power on and off several times. \015\012Even removed the batteries and waiting the prescribed 2 minutes before reinstalling. \015\012Fresh batteries have no effect.. \015\012The card is installed correctly and the cameras reads the card just fine.\015\012I even tried the "Reset" button with no luck. \015\012\015\012I would appreciate some assistance. \015\012\015\012Thanks \015\012Mark\015

Answers :

It could be some grit or sand causing the lens cover to not open, so the camera won't initialize. Try cutting a slip of paper narrow enough to slide between the lens opening frame and the lens cover. Move it in and out to clear any grit that might cause the spring-loaded cover to bind. Good luck !
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