Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera ?

The lens keep going out & in

\015 This happened earlier this week.my sister droped it. i let it set over night. the next day i fixed it. i dont rember how. then it happened again becuase i changed it to video. and it just wont stop. when i turn it on a black screen comes up & says turn power of and on again. i keep doing it but i wont work. i changed it off of video and it still wont work. . my camera is a sony cyber-shot. please help.\015

Answers :

Well it might but i doubt it! here is the fix direct from Sony who charge $90 for this bit of vital information.

OK you are probably going to think I am loony giving you this advise But No I am completely sane!

Get a can of compressed air OR acces to a compressor at your local garage Get them to fit the triggered air blower tool to it.

Blow around the lens in all the extension joins the firmly slap it in the palm of you hand with the side of the camera making contact with you palm. Do the procedure two or 3 times and inbetween the slaps turn it on to activate the lens mechanism. I have now fixed about 80 of these cameras with this method. I obtained the fix from Sony who charge $90 to do exactly the same. Keep at it as it will eventually work. One tip, make sure the battery is charged before you do this.


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Option 1:

Try Initializing the Camera as follow; Initializing the Camera will reset the settings of the Camera to the factory settings including date and time. It will not delete any data saved in the Camera.

1. Please press the Menu button on the Camera.
2. Then, select the SETUP menu and select the SETUP 1 option of the Camera.
3. Then, select the Initialize option to OK.

Option 2:
If issue persists try Power reset the Camera by removing the battery from the Camera and inserting it after 1 minute.

If the issue still persists then Service may requires to resolve it.
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