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Lens no longer expands

When powering on, the lens tries to come out 4-5 times, moving no more than a centimeter or so each time (Not even enough to move the lens cover when on). Then, the LCD displays "Turn the power off and on again". Still able to access "Home" while in shooting mode, Viewing previous images & other functions are accessible while in playback mode. Just unable to take pictures.

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  • franksharon Mar 01, 2009

    I am having the same problem, I ve only had this camera for a little over a year and it happend while I was trying to take pictures. Can anyone help with this matter.

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2009

    This just happened to me, I'm going to take it to Ritz and see what they have to say..:(

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Easy method from the front of camera:
unstick ring "Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 2,7 et."
unscrew the 3 silver bolt
remove rubber ring
unscrew 3 black bolt
with carefully remove lens, watchful cooper washer 3 x 3 pieces
blow with blow-pipe (rubber pear) about a side-wall of objective
to remove dirt from slideway.

enjoy success
Fradziu

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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