Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera ?

My camera lens is stusck out and when i try to turn it on it just says cybershot and then turn off again


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I just had the very same thing happen to my DSC-S700, the lens was stuck out and it wouldn't turn on. The problem is, the camera doesn't know what to do while the lens is stuckout. The solution: Gently (if such a thing is possible) press the camera lens fully closed (and shutter, too). Once I did this I, I removed the batteries and put them back in. It took a few on and offs to get the lens lined up again, but now everything seems to work fine. Good Luck.
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\015\012If you remove the batteries and try the "RESET" button if it has one, this may help, also see what it does when USB plugged in to a PC. You may be able to get it out of its funk that way, after that it is a physical fix.
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\015\012I just checked, these are $125 new and $65 used. If you bought it at a small shop I would bring it back there and see if they can play with it for a minute and get it to work, but as far as a paid repair, I think it is not cost effective.
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\015\012You may try the Mom&Pop camera shop anyway, they might just fix it as goodwill to get your future business.
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\015\012Once you have decided to move on I recommend just giving the lens a little "gentle" assistance in retracting, this may fix it. It may break it irrepairably, so dont try it untill you have decided to replace it.
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\015\012Sony makes great cameras, but they do have a lifespan, mine was treated well, but died just recently after 10 years, so if you got your money's worth out of it, then take advantage of the back to school sales and get something nice.
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\015\012Hope this helps!!
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\015\012Jim
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