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Powershot A60 I turn my camera on, it shows the welcome screen, but then the lens doesn't open up whether it's on playback or review, then it just beeps, the screen goes black and says E18 for a few seconds and turns itself off. any solutions? Oh and what's a colar of a lens?

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This is an indication of a lens problem. It is quit possible that the camera received a knock or drop at some time. This would throw the lens out of alignment. A qualified technician can sometimes repair the lens. If not you are in for a quite expensive repair bill because the lens will have to be replaced and the camera reprogrammed.

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