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"Lens Error" on Exilim Casio 8.1 mega pixels EX-z9

I was taking a video and all of the sudden "Lens Error" popped up and it just turned off but the lens did not go in. now when i turn it on it says Lens Error and turns off but the lens stays out. Anyone have a way to fix it?

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  • Anonymous Oct 30, 2008

    the lens is broken

  • cbfikes Nov 18, 2008

    Exact same problem. I finally got the lens to go in and sometimes it will turn on but the focus when zooming is horrible. Then occasionally it say lens error and turn off again.

  • Anonymous Feb 13, 2009

    omg i have the same problem ... how dis u resolved??

  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2009

    same here, i accidently droppend my camera on vacation and the screen said lens error but i fixed the lens but the pictures come out blurry, any help?

  • bxcallan Feb 24, 2009

    i accidently dropped my camera and the lens came off the track, but i fixed that but now the picture come out blurry

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    I have a casio exilim ex-z80 and when I try to turn my camera on,the lens come out half way then go back in and the lens error come on and the camera shut off.I charged up the baterry and that didn't help.The camera is only 7 month old and I bought it in walmart in new york,but I live in Canada and the warrenty is only valid in the Country you bought it from.I'm really starting to buy electronics that don't last more than a year and you have to buy another one.So if anybody can help me it would be more than appreciated.

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This is probably THE most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

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