Question about Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS IXUS 105 Digital Camera
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
is such a common fault that I hope you don't mind me pasting my stock
generic answer below. No point in reinventing the wheel!
Stuck lenses are probably the most common reason that compact digital cameras get thrown away, but there's a fair chance of recovering use of your camera again
The fault is commonly caused by dirt or grit blocking the mechanism, or due to it having suffered a recent fall. Another common cause is that the camera was in a pocket or bag and the power button accidentally activated and tried to open the lens against resistance. The mechanism may have simply become dislodged or there may be parts which have broken.
If your camera is still under warranty and has definitely not been subject to misuse then contact the Canon service department in your country to find out about a free repair. If the warranty has expired though a professional repair will far exceed the cost of replacing your camera. You will therefore have nothing to lose by trying to fix this yourself.
Please click here and you will be taken to an excellent article provided by the Camera Repair website. For the most part, you'll be guided on how to physically manipulate your camera to try and clear the fault.
If the link doesn't work then cut and paste the following address into your browser:-
Good luck, I hope you manage to use this information to fix your camera. Please take a moment to rate the free answer I have provided for you.
Posted on Sep 26, 2010
SOURCE: i want to claim my
Good luck with this, but FixYa does not supply products nor register warranties; your message is directed to completely the wrong organisation.
I respectfully suggest that you contact the Canon website in your own country to register your warranty and claim any promotional gifts as we cannot assist you in this matter.
Posted on Oct 04, 2010
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 ...
Unfortunately, many cameras that fall prey to this can only be corrected by professional repair. But, here are some things that you can do that may correct it. They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try.
Posted on Mar 07, 2011
Press the FUNC/SET button. Use up/down to select "My Colors" (the palette, fourth item from the top). Use left/right to select "B/W" for black-and-white then press FUNC/SET.
Posted on Mar 15, 2011
Press MENU button.
Use Function Button arrows to bring up the camera icon at top of screen.
Use Function Button up or down arrows to get to Date Stamp heading on screen.
Press right arrow to get Date or Date and Time.
Posted on Jun 29, 2011
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