Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera ?

Everytime i power on it tells me to turn power off and then on again. When i do, the same problem occurs.


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This has to be the common failure mode or a\015\012digital camera. Some common error messages that might show up on the\015\012LCD's of cameras with this problem include “E18 lens error”, or “lens\015\012error, restart camera”.

The\015\012problem is actually quite common throughout all camera brands. Usually\015\012it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism.

The methods are listed in the order of risk of damaging your camera.\015\012Thus make sure you try them in the listed order. And remember, these\015\012fixes (especially #6 and #7) should only be considered for a camera\015\012that's out of warranty, who's cost of repair would be excessive, and\015\012would otherwise be considered for disposal if unrepaired: Review here for the solution steps.

Hope helped with this.
This is problem of lens mechanism when it gets stuck/ broken/ misaligned or its optical sensors become defective.
In all above said cases lens mechanism does not send initialize/ reset signal to system control chip that cause 'turn power off and on again' error message.
Need to replace lens assembly in camera to fix this problem.
Some times tapping camera gently solve the problem if lens mechanism stuck, broken or misaligned status can not be corrected by tapping.
If you want to replace lens assembly by yourself, let me know to provide you part number info.
Thanks.
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