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I have a GE A730 that was giving a Lens Error message after being in my pocket (probably accidently hit the powerbutton and the camera freaked when it tried to extend After trying the other suggestions on my Canon Powershot A570 IS I tried #7 by grabbing the lens during power on and not allowing it to retract. Yes I tried some light machine oil on my Coolpix L6, it didn't help. My daughter dropped her Casio Ex-Z1050 while taking a picture and the lens would not extend fully and would retract again right away, but not fully. http://windowsazure4j.org/nikon-coolpix/nikon-coolpix-s4-lens-error.html

The bottom part of it doesn't go all the way down when I turn the camera on, which I'm guessing is the problem, but I don't know how to fix it. AND WHILE THIS PAGE WAS LOADING, I FORCED THE LENS IN. April 6, 2008 at 3:03 AM Tanairi Morales said... Lift up the lever on the connector to free the ribbon cable.

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Fix #1a: If new batteries didn't work, try pressing and holding the Menu, Function, Function Set, or OK button while turning the camera on. There seemed absolutely nothing wrong with it to look at it.But, I got so fed up that I tried something else -I lay the camera facing up with lens pointing towards Finally, I'm curious just how many people actually read this far down into this article. Look for any uneveness, and then gently try to straighten it by pulling pushing twisting as needed.

The idea behind this troubleshooting tip is that the camera will try to autofocus while the camera lens is extending, which will hopefully seat the lens barrel guide pins back into okay so i have a Casio exilim 10.1 mega pixel and i dont know what happened to it. Tweezers Phillips #00 Screwdriver Troubleshooting¶ Solve a variety of common problems using the Troubleshooting Guide. Nikon Coolpix L830 Lens Error We also got the the lens error.

January 23, 2008 at 5:28 PM Anonymous said... Nikon Coolpix L840 Lens Error I didn't want to give up on the camera for it was a gift for my birthday.Thank you very much! Many thanks Charlotte March 21, 2008 at 9:04 AM charlotte said...

March 9, 2008 at 4:40 PM Chris and Jess said...

I went from error 114,1,0,0 to 115,1,0,0 to 122,1,0,0 (lens would not retract any more!) Your recommendation gave me the confidense and the determination (since i really had nothing to lose Nikon Coolpix Factory Reset well, by the 7th (10th?) time, I tried hitting it from the top right side, and, miraculously everything fell back into place. I had a similar situation on a Canon Ixus many years back. Anyhow, to fix this I removed the battery and held the power button in for about a minute.

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Ok. http://photo.net/nikon-camera-forum/00CW3S Thanks for the suggestion,That worked and I am puttingthe cash back in my wallet.It wasn't as difficult as I thoughtit would be to completely dismantlethe camera and put it back together.Have Nikon Coolpix Lens Stuck im desperate for help! Lens Error Nikon J1 Please use the previous link instead.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused and we will do everything to repair your Nikon camera as quickly as possible. this content BECAUSE I DIDN'T HAVE A WARRANTY. Help! It's certainly better but there is still something sticking, gentle taps while the lens is trying to open seems to help it and I can now take pictures again, maybe it Lens Error Restart Camera Canon

Matias,As mentioned, these fixes only seem to work for less than half of lens errors. May 18, 2008 at 1:35 PM Anonymous said... Nikon COOLPIX P300 Published by: eBay Top 10 Nikon Cameras Image Top 10 Nikon Cameras Published by: eBay Nikon Coolpix Buying Guide Image Nikon Coolpix Buying Guide Published by: eBay Nikon http://windowsazure4j.org/nikon-coolpix/nikon-coolpix-p2-lens-error-fix.html I used my fingernail on the little plastic protector to pull the lens out.

Can you please suggest which camera would be a good choice. Nikon Coolpix S3000 Lens Error So, I pushed the lens down evenly with my thumbs, and wa la no more camera lens error. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended.

First make sure the camera is working properly with the exception of the LCD.

the cylinder with the smaller diameter wouldn't completely retract and the picture was blurry. I did that one time and the lens error was gone! I figured I would post my experience in hopes of helping out the cause. Nikon Coolpix S4000 Lens Error BECAUSE ONCE I GOT THE LENS ERROR ON THE LCD SCREEN.

If the lens extends even further, grab it again at its furthest extension, preventing it from returning. I tried removing the battery, that did not work. So I manually rotated the lens ge Forums Unified View Minox All Forums Mirrorless Digital Cameras Accessories Modern Film Cameras Alternative Cameras & Lenses Nature B&W - Film & Processing New check over here Then I read your posting. 10 minutes very gentle force with a set of plumbing pliers (!) to straighten the crooked zoom and a reboot with new batteries got it running

The problem is actually quite common throughout all camera brands. i have been able to leverage the lens out about 3mm but i can't pull it out any further. I was sitting down on the floor so I didn't hit it hard, but that did it. My camera doesn't have a rubber cover for the usb port, so, similar to the "tapping" method, I turned the camera so the lens was pointing down and smacked the bottom

Thank you for your advice!This site truly gave me the inspiration to "slap" my camera out of its funk. I did not want to try tips #6-7 because i might completely wreck my camera and not be able to take any picture for the remainder of my vacation. I have a GE A730 that was giving a Lens Error message after being in my pocket (probably accidently hit the powerbutton and the camera freaked when it tried to extend Note that I was never able to fix my L10 camera illustrated here.

If you feel brave, try it. Thank you for the tips anyways! :) March 7, 2008 at 8:51 AM Camera Repair said... I loosen the screw at the bottom of the lense and let the vacuum do more cleaning for about 10 minutes. With the lens pointed down, try "gently" tapping around the lens barrels with a small item such as a pen or pencil.

Most broken ones on ebay seem to also have lens errors, thus could not find a replacement part. Another effective method of fixing lens error messages is by placing the camera flat on its back on a flat surface with the lens pointed at the ceiling. Miraculous results, it worked and continues to work! Use very little of this.

Recommend reading the text first (along with the reader's comments and tips section) as these provide additional tips for situations that the video does not. In such cases, it's better to perform the more extensive procedures on cameras whose warranty period has expired, while bearing in mind that this warranty does not extend to problems caused Hope you get lucky, but keep in mind that only about half the people are able to fix their cameras with these procedures.Allawi, your symptoms sound like a CCD problem. Panasonic FZ8...

Since I lost my wife's last camera, this was very bad news. Do you know of anyone else with a similar camera that you may borrow their battery to try with your camera? I have to say though, please add a caution to be gentle while doing the suggested tapping part.