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The lens is stuck

Please help! I dropped my camera last night, and the lens is jammed. It's at a little bit of an angle, and I can't get the camera to stay on, nor the lens to go back down. What do I do?

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Re: the lens is stuck

My daughter sat on ours while it was on and the lens wouldn't retract. I tried the banging repair suggested for a stuck lens. After quite a few tries, it got the lens to retract when turned off but it wouldn't stay out when on, so i grabbed the lens and gently pulled it all the way out while it was on and it worked! (phew!)

Posted on Sep 21, 2007

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Zoom lens is jammed, It should be taken to an authorized repair centre for a repair estimate. Very few digital cameras have any user-serviceable parts.

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