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Try the procedures in this tip.

Posted on Nov 26, 2012

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Very difficult to repair at home due to having to remove most of the camera insides to get to the lens mechanism. The lens then needs to be opened in a dust free enviroment and repaired. Your best bet is a local independent repair shop.

Posted on Nov 03, 2010

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SOURCE: lens error,restart camera

Hi,

This error occured when lens is prevented from properly extending or retracting.when pressure is applied to the lens or the area surrounding the lens while handling the camera.
Avoid applying pressure to the lens and surrounding area:

  • Do not touch Lens while shooting.
  • Make sure the camera is off before the camera is placed back in the case.
If you cannot clear the error code by turning the camera off and then on again then your device need to be repaired.

Rating the solution is highly appriciated...Good Luck.

Posted on Feb 28, 2010

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