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LENS ERROR When I turn on my 7.0 megapixel A735 GE camera I get Lens error and the camera shuts off.

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  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    My lense doesn't close, or zoom in all the way.i own the same camera

  • normk4 Feb 05, 2009

    My ge a-735 has a lens error message when in picture taking mode. The lens comes out all the way. After the lens error mode is set a red light on the upper left corner starts to flash and then it turn solid red. If I turn the camera off the lens stays all the way out. If I then select the picture viewing mode and turn it back on, the lens goes back in. The lens can go all the way in or out but it's like it doesn't know where it's at. Is there some kind of lens sensor or something that maybe isn't functional? Norm

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    Mine does the same thing and it's only 2 months old.I have tried pulling on the lens, banging it, changed the batteries,holding the OK button whille turning it on, nothing sems to help. I am calling GE tomorrow to see what they say, believe me, this camera is a piece of scrap.

  • lilrico1luv Apr 11, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. I turn on my camera and then it tells me "Lens Error" and then shuts off. If anyone knows a solution please let me know. I just bought the camera on Valentine's Day.



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My daughter had the same problem with her pink A735. I tried removing the batteries, resetting the default settings and every combination of buttons. Finally I grabbed the lens as it was opening and forced it out all the way. There was about 1/8" that it was short of being fully extended. This fixed the camera for at least a while, but it sounds like there is a problem with the mechanism as it clicks every time the lens deploys and retracts now. I suspect this is a short term fix, but if you are planning on tossing the camera out it is worth a try. This camera is only about a month old.

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I had a A835 I was getting the same message "Lens Error" I contact GE and they have found it to be a manunfactinong error,Here is the contact # Customer Service Support General Imaging Company (an Exclusive GE Licensee) Telephone: 800-730-6597

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