Question about Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 Digital Camera
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I just had the same problem and I didn't know what to do and I found this post it was somewhat helpful. After I read this I disassembled the camera and I pulled out the lens cover up a bit its held by this white plastic inside be careful not to pull to hard because it looks like it could break easily. After I got the lens cover a little bit above the lens itself I powered it up and the lens MOVED! I tested it again and it worked. So I placed the lens cover back over the lens. And it all back together. It was a really quick fix it took me less than 10 minutes. I hope this is helpful to anyone that gets "Turn off the power off and on again" error.
Posted on May 01, 2007
Camera needs to be serviced. This is a common problem with sony cameras. If you have any knowledge of electronic, you could take apart and clean and lube lens. If not sony will fix for a fee, go to the sony web site, they offer a repair service. This happened to mine, it cost $95 plus shipping costs to repair. Now it works great, for how long who knows.
Posted on Jul 17, 2009
this message comes up if you have dropped your camera. try tapping the device while the message comes up. if that doesn't work then you have to take it to the sony service centre to replace the lens array. it costs about 60$ to replace it.
Posted on Jul 31, 2009
SOURCE: stuck lens with message
its a lance problem , if you are a technition then servise it properly otherewise contact any authorised person, and you are technition then contact me for mor, its may be any damege in your camera lance
Posted on Aug 31, 2009
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Hi there please follow the steps and let me know the result.
1. Ensure batteries are fully charged & clean the battery connector point in side the battery compartment.
2. Look carefully between the lens and the camera body for any sand, dirt or any damaged etc.
3. Try turning the camera with the lens facing down and shake to dislodge anything stuck
4. Try removing batteries and memory card, wait 5 minutes and refit the battery only.
5. Now turn on camera( with out card ) and see ,if working then fix the memory card & again turn on the camera. If working then fine .
Otherwise format the memory card and fix back in camera again & try. Make sure before format the memory card take a
back up all photos in your computer then format. If no luck then reset or restore the camera setting by pressing Menu key for 2 sec ..
in not done the press both Menu & self time key for 2 - 4 sec.
i hope it will gives you success.
Posted on Aug 10, 2010
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Error: TURN THE POWER OFF AND ON AGAIN is displayed on the LCD screen when the Lens Mechanism is stuck or when affected by any malfunction. If turning the power on and off again does not resolve the error message, try doing a power reset and Initialize option.
Performing a manual power reset
Turn off the camera.
Remove the battery pack.
Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds.
Allow the camera to remain without power for 60 seconds.
Reinsert the battery pack.
Turn on the camera.
To reset the Camera back to factory default, select the INITIALIZE Option from the Main Settigs 1 Menu of the Camera to OK.This will set the user defined settings back to factory default. The images and videos will not get deleted.
If the issue persists, service may be required.
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