Question about Cameras

1 Answer

Lens is not coming out while switching camera on

I dont know how it started creating such problem i have tried a lot with switching on and off and picking out the battery but its not being a solution for that. I couldn't take off the pictures since lens is jammed inside and its not coming out just it is mentioned in screen: Turn the power off and on again. But its not being ok.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    One Above All:

    The expert with highest point at the last day of the past 12 weeks.

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

  • Cameras Master
  • 102,366 Answers

Try the procedures in this tip.

Posted on Dec 02, 2012

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 188 Answers

SOURCE: Power/lens Problems

it seems that the lense movement is jammed. Have you dropped the camera? just have a close look from the front side of the camera, does the lense assembly seems to be pressed or moved aside by some extra preassure? if no physical disalingment is visible may be some sand or dust partical is obstructing the movement of the lense assambly. needs a help from camera repair shop.

Posted on Sep 14, 2006

Arpi
  • 326 Answers

SOURCE: lens is stuck

Hello Gruntny, in order to repair this Camera you will have to replace the OPTICS UNIT (ED13A). Please contact your nearest Sony Service. Best regards, Arpad

Posted on Dec 25, 2006

  • 3 Answers

SOURCE: Camera jam

All the R series Ricohs have a pretty complicated lens system employing 2 swing-out lenses which can get stuck pretty easily, or worse, broken. If you are very good at taking things to bits you might have a go at fixing it (I've done several that were not TOO bad) since picking up one on Ebay with a good lens unit is almost impossible.

Posted on Apr 19, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Sony Cybershot Lens Stuck inside!!!

Gently tap it on a table or flat surface a few times. Worked for me!

Posted on Mar 17, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Sony Cybershot Lens Stuck inside!!!

I have the exact same problem with my Cyber-shot; the lens is stuck inside. After trying everything to loosen it (like wedging a razor knife between the sections, even dropping it or banging it against a book, etc) non of which I recommend, I finally got it open by PUSHING on the black telescoping section surrounding the lens itself. For some reason, this worked!

Posted on Mar 02, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why i cant turn my kodak easyshare one s143 on? What can i do!? i really dont know!


Does the lens come out? Could be the lens motor/transmission is stuck. If the lens is stuck the camera won't start. Except maybe in Favorites. Repair is, if possible, very expensive.

Jul 14, 2014 | Cameras

1 Answer

Remove lens


Opening a lens, is a job that not only needs special skills but also special tools and a lot of knowledge of optics.
If you don't know the word collimator, don't even start opening the lens.
Then you should know, the mould is thriving on the coating of one or more of the elements. Where the mould has eaten through, you can't change anything.
Just accept the fact and ask what repair will cost and see what camera you can buy for that money.

Jan 19, 2014 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50 Digital Camera

1 Answer

I have a fujifilm and took it on holiday with me in july this year, half way through the week an error came up saying 'zoom error' and the zoom lens goes straight back in after it comes out! this meant...


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 center 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.

Hope the advise is useful.

Regards
Andrea

Sep 13, 2010 | Fuji FinePix Z2 Digital Camera

1 Answer

E 18 problem


This error is caused by a faulty lens motor, contaminated transmission, or mechanical damage from dropping. Unfortunately, there is no easy fix for this and it requires service from Canon or other repair facility.

Dec 15, 2008 | Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera

1 Answer

When I turn on my camera (Canon power shot SD600) it won't come on... I get a series of three beeps then a message on the screen that says "lens error, restart camera." The problem is, I don't...


take it to a proffesional... ull need a new lens and more likely a whole new camera but dont start buying until u ask someone that know ALOT about cameras anyway id have to see it up close to know wat excatly is worng. !!!! try cleaning ur lens !!!!!

Nov 02, 2008 | Cameras

5 Answers

Sony start up and shut down


Problem seems in Loading Motor of Lens Mechanism. Its quite complicated Lens Mechanism. If you dont know about Camera Lens repair, please contact nearest Sony Service Center for proper repair.

Aug 15, 2008 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H1 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Buzzing sound, wont come on!


Don't try and manually push in the lens at first...the buzzing is a warning letting you know that something is wrong with the camera. By accidently removing the batteries during shut down you interupted the shut down sequence. Try and turn on the camera and immediately press the play button on the back. This should reset the camera. If not and if you are under warranty it needs to be serviced. If you are not under warranty then you can try and push the lens down. Don't use a lot of force but try and gently do it.

Jun 09, 2008 | Cameras

1 Answer

E18 error pops up and to make it worse the screen is green and its making a lot of beeps


http://blogs.yucs.org/~dwallach/2004/08/canon_e18_error_repair_instruc.html
The better solution is to send it to Canon's service people.  They can fix he problem is the fixes at the above site won't work.

Mar 05, 2008 | Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cameras Logo

Related Topics:

14 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Steve

Level 3 Expert

3287 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75822 Answers

Are you a Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...