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I have sony cybershot DSC-T70.
I by mistake used acetone to clean my camera's lens. Now whem i started the camera the lens went blurry and bright and wouldn't capture images as it should. What can i do about it.do i need to replace my lens. How much it would cost?
You have to replace the front lens assembly no choice the aceton burt all the plastic resin of the lens
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I have sony cybershot DSC-T70. I by mistake used acetone to clean my camera's lens. Now whem i started the camera the lens went blurry and bright and wouldn't capture images as it should. What can i do about it.do i need to replace my lens. How much it would cost?
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Hi, I have a Ricoh Caplio R5 which appears to be working normally in all areas except that when you switch it on, in both camera and video mode, there is no image on the screen and if you make an exposure, it still makes all the correct noises etc but obviously there is no captured images. The lens etc motorises into the correct position and the lens cover retracts. I have been through and selected the default settings where possible, but I was wondering if there was something that should be
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Lens error i also have this problem and no matter how many times i restart the camera or try to fix it i cant... would it cost more to get it repaired than the camera would cost or is there any way i can fix it myself?
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When my camera fall down the lens did not wanted to "turn off" , and my father tried with a "push" and now in a studio the guy that opened the camera said , that 2 parts in the lens are broken... and i dont know if thats true or he is a scammer.. can you tell me how much would a NEW lens (absolutly new..) for that model cost - canon Powershot SD870 ? Thanks
Yes he is ture. That broken part are called LENS GUIDE PIN. You can not repair it. Batter Buy a new camera because Lens cost near about a new camera cost. Thanks. ... Canon PowerShot SD870 IS Digital Camera
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Hi all, I wonder if you can supply some advice regarding a Sigma17-35mm lens I purchased earlier in the year. Basically if I use the automatic or 'P' setting on my Canon EOS 30D camera the image is over exposed by 1 to 2 stops. If I use the same functions with my Canon 18 -55 kit lens the exposure is correct so I would presume the camera is not causing the problem. The only way I can get a correct exposure with the Sigma lens is to compensate manually for each shot. Please note the exposure p
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Lens error someones trod on my camera or something and the lens has been like jammed. when i try to turn it on it just says 'lens error'. is it unrepairable and if it can be repaired how much would it cost?
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My frind dropped my camera and my lens broke. It is a canon powershot SD600. When i turn it on it says lens error, press reset button. lens is stuck slanted-ly.it also is blurry wen u c the screen. "my friend" doent want to pay for it , so where can i go fix it and how much would it cost ?
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My LCD screen on my Canon Power shot G3 is blank (just white). There are no icons; no viewing of things I wish to photograph. I called customer support they said there was no problem with the CCD image sensor on G series cameras per the Canon service letter of 10/6/05.I would have to pay about $135 plus shipping to get it fixed or trade for another camera which would cost me money also. I'm not happy with this because I assumed that Canon would fix the problem if it appeared on the G series. Ple
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The display screen shows images very distorted like it is too bright and the image "runs" it's really strange. Almost like when you look at a heart beat monitor and it "spikes". I knocked the camera off my desk while trying to charge it, and I am afraid I might have messed up the lens or something. The image is clear when looking at the settings, but the display is very distorted.
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Canon will fix this camera if it is in the list of ccd defect. Contact canon.com for the Americas, or where you are. Call Service on the web page with the 800 number.http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&am ... Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera