Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W30 Digital Camera ?

When i turn the camera on ACCESS comes on the screen and then it

\015 Says to turn the power off and on again and the sam thing happens again\015

Answers :

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\015\012around the lens in all the extension joins the firmly slap it in the\015\012palm of you hand with the side of the camera making contact with you\015\012palm. Do the procedure two or 3 times and inbetween the slaps turn it\015\012on to activate the lens mechanism. I have now fixed about 80 of these\015\012cameras with this method. I obtained the fix from Sony who charge $90\015\012to do exactly the same. Keep at it as it will eventually work. One tip,\015\012make sure the battery is charged before you do this.

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