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Focus Error my camera has a thing called a "Focus Error" when it comes on. The Lens will not come out and I can not take pictures. Please help I am about ready to throw my camera in the road and run over it.

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  • Anonymous Nov 12, 2007

    MESSAGE.....FOCUS ERROR CANT USE CAMERA ANY FURTHER.....SOLUTIONS PLEASE! camera is A205 FINEPIX

  • dorothy0411 Nov 22, 2007

    Hey I have notice something simmular with my camera. The difference with mine is my lense will not go back in and i dont understand it either. my camera is less then 3yrs old.

    If someone has had the same problem then let me know because this driving me nuts.

    Thanks,

    DG

  • kbushacker Feb 14, 2008

    Im having the same problem, when I got to take a picture it is telling me focus error. What is the company really gonna do about it? I have taken care of this camera for 4 yrs now without a problem and now im in a delemma my husband is coming home on Monday from Iraq and wanted to be able to get pictures of our reunion. Any suggestion would be great.

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Check out this link: www.digitalcamera-hq.com/digital-cameras/fuji-finepix-z1_question.html?qid=4289

After the basics (cleaning the lens, replacing the batteries, etc.), try dropping the camera on a carpeted area from about 2-3 feet. It worked for my Fuji A500 and 90% of the responders on the link. Everything on the web said it would cost ~$100 to fix. I was in the process of researching new cameras to buy and had nothing to lose by dropping it on the floor.
The error may be caused by debris in the zoom mechanism preventing it from working. Dropping the camera loosens the debris and voila!

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Hi well...read this (on the right) http://www.fujifilmusa.com/JSP/fuji/epartners/bin/A210_A205Manuals.pdf and now decide wether to fix it or play basketball with it have a good 1

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