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Lens error message when turning power on

Error message in camera mode "lens error"

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Did you drop this camera anytime in the near past , if so then it apparent that the barrel assy is off aligment , jammed or broken. Very common problem with dropped cases. If not then you have a sticky/defective motor/sensor which is not allwoing the barrel to complete it startup cycle. There is nothing much as user you can do to sort this problem out , instead take it to a camera reapir centre. best of luck

Posted on May 12, 2009

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