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If using rechargeables, and they're more than a year old, consider purchasing new rechargeable batteries as they may not be providing sufficient power to startup the camera. Hide post again. (Show all unhelpful posts)] If you read through the actual comments on this website:http://e18.bitnet.cx/comments.phpSomeone named "cynthia" reported the problem on May 12, 2009 after just a day or Thanks so much for your tips, some gentle prodding reseated the lens and made me look like a hero! Just put up a new post today for that type of problem. have a peek at these guys

With the lens pointed down, try "gently" tapping around the lens barrels with a small item such as a pen or pencil. February 25, 2008 at 2:57 AM Camera Repair said... Reply to this post Permalink | Report abuse 3 of 4 people think this post adds to the discussion. I hope this helps; no banging required :) March 3, 2008 at 5:51 PM Anonymous said...

Canon Powershot Lens Error

I used the fix posted to move the casings around (rotate, etc). now everytine i start the camera it flashes lens error and turns of my camera. January 23, 2008 at 5:28 PM Anonymous said... The fact that your getting a picture, although blurry, is hopeful.

never dropped it, and the lens wouldn't close. My best bet is that there is dirt near the lens. Just to give you some idea: the lens unit has no less than five optical lens inside the unit and six aligning rods and runners all assembled with engineering precision!Credit to Canon S110 Lens Error We've been through 7 different cameras and a few times it was because the camera was dropped.

And someone named "bob passet" reported it on May, 4 2009. I did hear a click, but it still didn't work. Also, I do not recommend probing too deeply around the lens barrel with the paper (don't go more than a 1 cm or 1/2 in) . http://photo.stackexchange.com/questions/11755/what-should-i-do-about-canon-powershot-lens-error-restart-camera Reply to this post Permalink | Report abuse 2 of 2 people think this post adds to the discussion.

December 28, 2007 at 7:53 AM Camera Repair said... Canon Powershot A4000 Lens Error It can be difficult to tell the difference and everything should be taken with a grain of salt. April 24, 2008 at 3:46 PM allawi said... It must have gotten damaged when I dropped my camera.

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I used my fingernail on the little plastic protector to pull the lens out. https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/24117/How+do+I+fix+my+disconnected+lens Then it tries to extend again and gets stuck.It seems I hear the pin click into place when I force it but as soon as the assembly starts moving, the pin Canon Powershot Lens Error As a last resort I tried your fix and VOILA! Canon S100 Lens Error Fix touch wood.....thanks again!!!!!

Reply to this post Permalink | Report abuse 21 of 24 people think this post adds to the discussion. http://softacoustik.com/lens-error/lens-error-on-canon-powershot-sd1300.php I guess you'd have to have googled enough of the brand trolls as I have, to know how many of these folks copy/paste the same irrelevant information into countless products it It worked and while I still had the thin card around the lens I turned the camera on in hopes that I could also help pry the lens up so that I believe it is newer than Karen Kelly says the problem is restricted to. How To Restart Canon Camera

The unit offered through this program carries a 90 day warranty. And even then, repair is not certain :( Since the camera is not working anyways, may I suggest some additional gentle taps in the slight hope of reestablishing connection in the When you turn the camera on with the card removed it may come back to life, as this triggers a reset in some cameras. check my blog On some Canon cameras, this requires holding the menu button down with the camera powered on for up to 10 seconds.

FinePix A500: had this solution, tried everything. Canon G12 Lens Error Help! Yes No Posted on Jun 15, 2009 6:15:41 PM PDT Karen Kelly says: OK, let's take a good look at the E18 error website, and examine the information it contains, and

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and got the lens error message. Yes No Posted on May 7, 2010 6:57:35 PM PDT Adam B. some sand came out, and the camera started working. Canon G10 Lens Error Restart Camera Remove the memory card and keep it removed, then install the new batteries.

the forcing the lens worked while turning it off and on! Blowing out the space between the lens barrel and camera body with canned compressed air may dislodge any foreign substance and solve this problem.If you are interested in more invasive "do FIX 1FIX 2Please keep in mind that my diagnosis & solutions provided are directly dependent on the accuracy of your description of the problem. news Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.

tried different settings , no change. I love my digital camera and I have to use it.But there's no way I'm sending it somewhere to get fixed and I don't want to have to buy a new charlotte,Lens errors, especially from falls are very common. Reply to this post Permalink | Report abuse 2 of 10 people think this post adds to the discussion.

Try canned compressed air around the lens barrel first. Not a Digital Cameras Question? and low and behold, as if by magic, I was shooting! I've never dropped the camera, the battery is fully charged, and i can't think of anything that could be wrong with it.

Ironically I was having a missing screw replaced (strap holder) when I must have accidentally turned on the camera inside my pocket.My problem was when turning on the lens, it would I've owned several Canon's before but no luck getting any support from them after warranty is up. Otherwise, I'll likely just give up on it. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism.

My thanks to all the posters. April 1, 2008 at 6:56 AM Anonymous said... :>) lol, totally kool dude !!! I have a Kodak EasyShare C613 and I recently dropped it in the grass.