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Canon powershot a630 lens is stuck

Have changed batteries

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My lens was stuck inside the camera and would not come out when I turned the camera on. I could hear a sound but nothing was happening with the lens. I used a dental pick (small sharp pointed object) to pull at the lens and it came out and seems to be working fine. Just tried it a couple of hours ago and It seems to be OK.

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I don't know how to open the battery door for the


Slide the latch in the center of the battery cover toward the front of the lens, then flip open the cover. It's hinged toward the center of the body, so it flips open in that direction.

There's an illustration in the "Preparations" section of the Basic manual (page 5 in my copy). If you need manuals, you can download them from
http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/consumer/digital_cameras/powershot_a_series/powershot_a630#BrochuresAndManuals


http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/support/
consumer/digital_cameras/powershot_a_series/
powershot_a630#BrochuresAndManuals

Aug 11, 2011 | Canon PowerShot A630 Digital Camera

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Canon powershot A630 lens error, restartcamera. when i on my canon camera the lenses came with a little sound andit just displays lens error,restartcamers.and i changed the batteries.


Hello

The problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.

Use these at own risk as it may further damage the camera.

Firstly , try connecting your ac adapter or usb cable.

Try holding the shutter button while switching on the camera.

Look at the lens , and if some of the lens 'circles' is misaligned or not concentric then try wiggling it (while holding camera lens down).

Try gently pushing or pulling the lens when it extends but this is risky as it may cause the lens barrel to slip out of its guidance system.

Another way to do this is to place the camera lens down on a hard surface and then power it up. Be sure to use a soft cloth or something similar as to not scratch your lens or casing. Let the lens push the camera up and down a few times and sometimes the little resistance provided by the camera is enough to get things going again.

Try hitting your camera near the lens on the body with the soft tissue on the palm of your hand.

Other than that , I would take the camera to a repair centre for a evaluation to see if it would cost more to repair than to replace the camera.

If it is still under warranty I would suggest you take it in before trying any of these steps and remove any off-brand batteries or accessories as some stores are really fussy about warranty repairs on camera's with non-brand accessories.

You can also have a look at THIS link.

Hope the advise is useful. please do not hesitate to let me know if you need any further assistance. Also, please be so kind to let me know if you found this helpful.

Regards
Andrea

Jan 14, 2011 | Canon PowerShot A630 Digital Camera

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Canon a630 dropped in the sand - lens stuck in out position and lcd screen stuck at initial screen. suggestions?


Not a good thing. Needs professional help. Contact Canon for nearest repair depot. Do not play too much or you will make things much worse.

Jun 28, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A630 Digital Camera

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My PowerShot A650 IS...the lens opens and closes


try charging the batteries to full when using the camera, if that did not work, update the firmware from CANON.COM.

if that also did not work, you need to visit the service centre as it could be a CCD problem or a shifted lens.

Aug 21, 2009 | Canon PowerShot A630 Digital Camera

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Canon A580 lens stuck open with lens error


Put in real Kodak batteries. pull out the lens a bit. same just happened to mine

Jun 27, 2009 | Canon PowerShot A580 Digital Camera

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Canon lens cover won't open


Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ...

Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for less than 50% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

Jun 09, 2009 | Canon PowerShot A630 Digital Camera

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"Lens Error, Restart Camera" Lens stuck open, completely disfunctional! /sadface :(


Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ...

Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for less than 50% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

Apr 17, 2009 | Canon PowerShot A630 Digital Camera

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