Question about Canon Cameras
I have same problem. I turn on the camera you hear it trying to come on, shows display pic for like 3 seconds and then shuts down. If I could get the lens to retract I am sure the camera would work.
Posted on Jun 24, 2008
SOURCE: Canon digital IXUS 60. Lens
I'm guessing that the lens is stuck. Either the cover refuses to open because something is wedged in or a mechanical malfunction. The camera won't work if the lens does not come out a bit. Take a look at the lens and examine why the cover doesn't open up. If it is a mechanical malfunction (meaning internal problem), might as well have it fixed. Be careful and keep your fingers off the lens. You may touch the cover but hands off the lens. Hope this helps.
Posted on Jul 18, 2008
SOURCE: lens error
yes, this happened to me, what you have to do is "snap" the lens back in place, if it is bent anyway. if it is not bent and it says lens error, does it the lens come in and out? if not then it is bent if so then there is a hardware error in the switch and you will have to send it to a profesionall. :) hope i could be some help :)
Posted on Jun 17, 2009
just force it back in - it happened to me and i had to pull it pretty hard but figured that it was broken anyway so might as well give it a go - camera worked fine afterwards!
Posted on Jul 21, 2010
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