Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera ?
THE LENS IS STUCK AND THE CAMERA SAYS TO RESET. WHERE IS THE RESET BUTTON?
Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ...\015\012Unfortunately, many cameras that fall prey to this can only be corrected by professional repair. But, here are some things that you can do that may correct it. They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try.\015\012
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
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 ?
Hi Dear,As we can see from your description of your problem. The issue is related to misalignment of the lens. As the lens is stuck it will not come in and out smoothly. And also as you have said the camera lens is broken. Hence, the best ... Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera
THE LENS IS STUCK AND THE CAMERA SAYS TO RESET. WHERE IS THE RESET BUTTON?
Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. O ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera
Lens trouble My lens will not come out entirely on my camera, for when I push the button to turn it on, the lens tries to completaly come out but then quickly retracts back halfway and remains stuck about halfway open. The screen is black and the light flashes red everytime I turn on the camera, along with a noise of something stuck. I have tried using that little button that someone told me was the reset button, along with plugging it in, and charging it. None of this has helped me with fixing
Appears to be a repair issue... lens track may be off ... Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera
My lens on my Canon IXUS 105 is stuck open and when I push the on/off button I get an error message which says: Lens Error Will shut down automatically Restart camera I can't view pictures, I can't press any of the buttons... I'm not sure where the restart button is. It's a very new camera, I only got it 2 weeks ago. Please help!
Hi,This is a common problem on this set. The lens error is common for cameras with telescoping lenses.\015\012\015\012You can help the motor by connecting the AV cable --- this keeps the LCD off and not d ... Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS IXUS 105 Digital Camera
My fella dropped my samsung p1000 camera and tried to push the lens in because it froze. its now stuck. the power button comes on and stays on until the battery is removed but when its on nothing happens, blank screen, lens still half stuck out. Is there anything I can do like a reset button or something before I bin it?
Sounds like you need a new camera. The lenses on digital cameras are super sensitive - if you force it in - it's probably done for. ... Digital Cameras
PANASONIC dmcfz8 Problem: When I turn on the camera and remove the lens cap I get a message on the lens that says "remove lens cap & press button". It seems like the zoom is stuck. We were using the camera for a inside night graduation & was at a distance from the subject that we wanted to shoot. After a few zoom shots we shut the camera off and when we tried to take more pictures the above problem started. Please Help!
Try to help the lens go out by pulling it very very lightly... ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20 Digital Camera
My lens is stuck part way open so my camera will not turn on it says lens error shutting down. Is there anything to do to reset the camera or get the lens to close.
Try the procedures in this tip. ... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera
When i turn on my camera the lens trys to come out but then it gets stuck and goes back in; the screen says "turn the power off and on again" but when i do the same thing keeps happening over and over. The camera has one big rechargable battery so i can't just replace it. I've tried doing the reset, and I've tried tapping around the lens ad hitting the sides or bottom of the camera but nothing has worked.
Here is a very reasonably priced quote for repair; https://www.teleplancamerarepair.com/quote/cart.asp?iProbID=5&mo=358\0 ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera
My lens is stuck open, camera says lens error, restart camera. but it won't restart. pushed on/off button, changed batteries, switch modes no luck. any ideas?
There's some grit or dust in the lens/zoom mechanism.Probably needs dismantling to clear. If you go to a repairer, get a quote first and check the value of your camera, make sure its an economically viable repair. ... Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera
My camera will not turn on,before it showed a message saying "lens error reset the camera" and the lens are stuck.
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Canon PowerShot A490 Digital Camera
Sony cybershot dsc w70 lens stuck-- where is reset button?
... Digital Cameras
When I push the power-on button the LCD display briefly flashes on with the "Pentax Optio" screen and then switches off. The lens is stuck half-way open, and the camera will not stay powered up. The battery is fully charged (as well as the backup battery) so that isn't the problem. Is there a "camera reset" procedure for this camera? Other ideas?
Good day,This is a common problem and sometimes can be fixed.Please see details on my tip on how to fix this error here:http://www.fix ... Pentax Optio A10 Digital Camera
Transferred the pictures from the memory card onto the computer and put card back in. Tried to turn it on, but now the lens is stuck, it didn't open fully, and I need help. It seems to have frozen while turning on - the screen is black etc. I took out the battery, and meory card, replaced them both, nothing happeneing. Power button does nothing. Is there a reset button? It's the 7.2 megapixel camera...
This would need to be repaired if the lens is stuck so is the shutter. I would take it in and have it looked at. there is no other resetting then what you already have done ot the unit.\015\012\015\012\015\012thanks for rating. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S650 Digital Camera
Our camera was dropped. It currently turns on and the lens telescopes out, back in and then out again. Once it does that is sends a message that says "Please turn camera off and then on again". Is there some type of "reset" button? It is a Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7
You have a lens problem. Try these:\012Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7 Digital Camera
My lens is stuck open and all the way out after zooming on a cold evening. The camera turns on, lights up showing G( window and then beeps and goes dark saying 'lens error, restart camera' at
If any amount of moisture has entered the camera this will not be a user fix, it will require service. ... Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera
Flash broken,lens stuck i turn it on and the camera clicks and it sounds like the lens is detached from what useed to move it. its says "acess" then black screen then "Turn power off and on." i think its forever broken.. :( flash broken,lens stuck i turn it on and the camera clicks and it sounds like the lens is detached from what useed to move it. its says "acess" then black screen then "Turn power off and on." i think its forever broken.. :(
I have the same problem...so do you think that it's so expencive to repair?? ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera
Sony DSC-W55 I hit the poer button, the lens goes in and out 3 time and the screen says "tuen camera on and off again." I have tried this...and the bottons dont do anything either. Do I reset it etc??
This was how I did to my Sony camera with the same problem.\015\012\015\012While the camera is off, use a toothpick to ply open the front protective blades and guide the tip of the toothpick to the top middle of the retangular opening inf ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera
My canon ixus 75 is not turning on properly the zoom lense is stuck out and wont retract. When i turn it on it says "lens error reset camera"
OK, assuming the batteries are ok, the problem is within the mechanism for the lens being too 'binding' while it operates.\015\012\015\012Sometimes, people put their finger on the barrel of the lens when it retracts or extends.\015\ ... Canon PowerShot SD500 / IXUS 700 Digital Camera
It currently turns on and the lens telescopes out, back in and then out and the in again. Once it does that is sends a message that says "Please turn camera off and then on again". Is there some type of "reset" button? It is a Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera\012\012This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digi ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7 Digital Camera
The lens will not go in. seems like the shutter is stuck. when I press the power button, it feels like the camera is trying to shut the shutter but it cannot. then is says to turn the power off and try again. nothing happens.
Hi, The problem is in your camera optical lens unit, actually the zoom motor start malfunction and this problem appears here is the part number and the description of the LENS: Part No. Description ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera
Samsung L730 My camera appears to be stuck. The lens usually pops out when it is turned on. However, when I turned it off today, it remained out. I tried removing the memory card and battery. Also, it won't turn off unless I remove the battery. When it is on, the screen is black and the usual green light goes off after initially pressing the power button. Is there a way to reset it?
This camera would have to be tested more, but it sounds like a ccd or sensor problem. If this camera was made around the year 2000 or after a bit, then it could be a ccd problem common with many Sony made ccds in this period.A loose conne ... Samsung Digimax L730 Digital Camera
PowerShot SD630 lens stuck out, says lens error, restart camera
This is probably THE single most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html ... Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital ELPH / IXUS 65 Digital Camera
Lens error my camera was a bit blurry so i used my shirt to wipe a bit of it then when i shut it off the lens got stuck and now when i turn it on its says "lens error restart camera." but every time i do its still stuck and makes a buzzing noise
The lens has probably got something in the retraction mechanism that is stopping it retracting. This can be something as simple as sand or grit or as a result of a drop or knock. In most cases the camera will need to be stripped apart to remove the l ... Canon IXUS 80 IS Digital Camera
Stuck lens lens is stuck out and camera say s lens error. restart camera
You can restart the camera (power off and on or follow reset procedures) and/or try to get the grit out so the lens can retract. ... Kodak EasyShare C875 Digital Camera
Neither the fujifilm 256MB xd card nor th enew Olympus 2GB xd card will work in the A340. I've put the card in and went to Format it in the camera as per teh menu. It acts like it does but when you take a picture it says "write error" When you turn it on again it still says "card not initialized." I've tried formating them with the camera on (lens cover open) and using the menu and with the camera off (lens cover closed powered on using the button on the back) and using the menu from that screen
The camera needs to be up-dated to read the cards it may still have the old dater in it! so it cant "see" the biger cards ... Fuji FinePix A340 Digital Camera