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Canon A75 stuck between ON & OFF after uploading photos

My camera seemed to be working fine until I disconnected the firewire after uploading photos to my computer. But immediately afterward, the camera became stuck between On & Off, with the lens stuck midway. The lights flash for about a second when the On/Off buttom is depressed, and the lens moves slightly in either direction, but lens will not completely close down into the camera. I have tried removing the batteries and memory card without luck.

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Re: Canon A75 stuck between ON & OFF after uploading...

The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error:

Posted on Dec 23, 2007

Re: Canon A75 stuck between ON & OFF after uploading...

My Canon A75 has the EXACT same problem. I have always handled it with care. When I was taking photos with it, the camera suddenly started shutting down without a low battery warning. It just started shutting down, but it stopped with the lens still sticking half way out. Like yours, the top green light flashes when I try pressing the power button. Any ideas?

Posted on Dec 28, 2006

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