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second instance was more serious due to a drop - the barrel only partially opened, and didn't close fully either. worked like new. The zoom mechanism is most likly jammed due to impact or compression. I did this for a few more times. http://windowsazure4j.org/lens-error/nikon-p5000-lens-error.html

Creating only a small gap from prying the ring resulted in the shutter working correctly, which indicated something inside was probably rubbing or not set correctly.I then very carefully removed the March 3, 2012 at 5:12 PM Anonymous said... Now I don't have to buy my daughter a new camera!Lloyd Goodson , Jun 26, 2007; 12:39 p.m. MassageASMR 161,685 views 30:49 What does Macro mean in a camera lens name?

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I then used the paper method, #2, and went around the edge, sliding the paper between the outer casing and above the lens cover. i just wish i would have found it wiht my last camera :/ but i fixed this one with the paper thing and the vacuum!! Or just drag it here! javawriter 115,346 views 8:04 7 Simple Photography Hacks - Duration: 3:19.

I tried using the edge of a sheet of paper, a thin copper wire, and a very powerful vacuum cleaner to try and get it out, all to no avail. Work it around 360 degres to clear out any debris that may be in there. 3) With the lens barrel extended and pointed downward, tap the lens barrel with a pencil Reply Reply With Quote 12-10-2013,10:23 AM #10 Misr View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Blog Entries View Articles View Gallery Uploads Junior Member Posts 6 Thanks/Like (Given) 1 Lens Error Restart Camera Canon Next thing I knew, I turned on the camera and the lens cover opened perfectly!

Please take care when you do this.Success! Thank you all!! Succeeded from the first attempt at the very first step!(PS A560)Thank you guys, you make our live easier! :)Mihail August 26, 2012 at 4:32 AM Anonymous said... I will try the suggested methods and let you know my results...so far, the paper trick has not worked.

I don't have that camera. Nikon Coolpix L840 Lens Error Thanks to Jeff and the original author of the article. had it fixed in under a minute. thanks for the tip!

  1. I could see the edge of the bottom of the cover & took a piece of scotch tape, slid it on and gently pressed down so the tape adhered.
  2. Reading mode: Light Dark Login | Register NewsReviewsArticlesBuying GuideSample ImagesVideosCamerasLensesPhonesPrintersForumsGalleriesChallenges Forum indexNikon Coolpix TalkChange forum Coolpix 5000 - remove lens error Started Jul 24, 2004 | Discussions thread Shop cameras &
  3. A sticking lens half cover on a Canon 220 HS compact turned out to be caused a very slightly depressed main body above the lens which was preventing the lens cover
  4. i tried everything, it worked with the piece of paper after about 5 minutes?
  5. In the example outlined in the following link, we'll fix an inoperative lens cover on an old Canon A400:A400 Lens Cover Repair.pdf (from skydrive) And here's two excellent tutorials for those
  6. Thanks to your blog my Sony DSC-W70 was saved from the trash can!
  7. Just on the theory that maybe something sticky was jamming things up.
  8. November 3, 2010 at 12:00 PM Anonymous said...

Nikon Coolpix Lens Stuck

Any ideas/help would be greatly appreciated. https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/82057/It+shows+up+a+lens+error+on+camera. I suspect that some of the inside mechanism went bust...I was in a hurry to take some pictures, so I taped open the lens cover and could do the job. Nikon Lens Error Fix How to fix! - Duration: 3:01. Camera Lens Stuck Repaired in seconds.

I found an Olympus E-10 camera,according to the web it was made in 2001 and was actually an excelent camera back in the day. http://windowsazure4j.org/lens-error/nikon-coolpix-l14-lens-error-fix.html SOMEONE HELP PLEASE! November 23, 2010 at 4:47 AM Camera Repair said... I think this happened to mine a few months after I bought it. Lens Error Nikon J1

Is it difficult to replace the lens cover? I tried everything else...but that did it! Hey people! check over here Used a thin plastic and it's all sorted - thanks so much I love my little camera November 28, 2012 at 7:48 AM Samuel Roach said...

it works like a charm now !! Lens Error Nikon Coolpix S3000 This isn't recommended but for $10 I'm fine with giving it a go. Your paper trick worked.

my dog bumped into me and made me drop my camera with the lens extended about 3- 4 feet of height, the lens are tilted to one side and the screen

Now I just have to catch my wife before she buys a new camera she's been eyeballing!Jon in California October 20, 2011 at 5:27 PM Anonymous said... Hi I have a Kodak easyshare C182 with a lens error 211. skip to main | skip to sidebar Do It Yourself Digital Camera Repair This Blog is dedicated to the home repair of digital cameras. Camera Lens Won't Retract Camera was a Canon PowerShot SD970 IS.

aiyana,See this other article in the blog "Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera". what a wonderful site! I am going to try your vacuum hose trick to see if it will help ... this content January 21, 2012 at 12:15 PM Anonymous said...

BUT the light is still on giving me that little bit of hope I have left. The vacuum hose fix is GENIUS ! If the vacuum trick doesn't work, I'm diving in again! My finepix fujifilm camera lens would not fully open.

January 16, 2011 at 5:50 AM Anonymous said... Paradise... turns on but displays lens Nikon S220. It's a good thing I have time to work with this sucker...

How to rectify April 16, 2013 at 10:56 PM Len said... and the problem only seems half fixed since I sometimes have to slightly "tap" the top cover for the curtain to fall back in place. Didn't know you could repair your camera on ur own!! :)I'm not sure how to repair mine though. Fortunately it was just in Warranty and I sent it in for (free) repair - from memory it was sand/grit in the mechanism which stopped it functioning.

Thanks for the website and the encouragement to try repairs. Here isa great forum with some good answers, and take a look at this for the same error on a slightly different camera. Gene,This post might be more applicable to your problem.CR March 24, 2009 at 12:09 PM Nurse D said...