Question about Pentax Optio E60 Digital Camera
Hi, I bought this camera recently and used it just a couple of times. My mom suddenly accidentally dropped it on her bed and ever since then when I try to turn it on, red light will just keep flashing and the screen would read "lens error". Is there any way to fix this at all? >.< If so please help.
This is probably THE single most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
Posted on Feb 22, 2010
SOURCE: Pentax E60 Lens Error
This is probably THE most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
Posted on Feb 23, 2010
je viens de resoudre le probleme sur mon pentax E70L avec un simple aspirateur domestique,a l'aide du tuyau le plus fin, en realisant un nettoyage minutieux, tout autour de l'objectif, (sans rien demonter, evidemment!), ensuite le code lens error a changé, puis j'ai continuer a ouvrir et fermer l'appareil, a tenter de changer les options "scene", et l'appareil ne s'est pas refermer !...et j'ai pu refaire des photos!...soulagé!...l'appareil n'avait pas 2 mois!..mais rappelons nous qu'il n'aime pas le sable!
Posted on Apr 07, 2010
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.
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.
Posted on Nov 21, 2010
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