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LENS ERROR my nikon s210 is giving a lens error. I have tried the light tapping, slightly pulling on lens, and many others with no response from the camera.HELP? i got that lens error coming up after i dropped the camera, but i was suprised it did any damage because it lightly hit a soft chair then i caught the camera before it hit the ground, seems extremely fragile to me! the lens was stuck out but then i pushed and wiggeled the lens, turned it off and on and the lens went back in and the lens error went away but now i cant take any new pics cos all the camera takes is black photos, dayumm has anyone else had this? &/or know how to sort it, its sooo agrivating :( i loved and used this camera soo much before this problem!+ i dont want to send the camera off cos they charge soo much i may as well buy a new one without this problem!

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You are basically right. Its basically as easy to replace as it costs to repair, unfortunately those are your options. You could inquire as to an estimate to make your decision easier, or locate an independent repair shop as they may be cheaper. The camera would need to be taken apart and I only recommend that if you know what your doing.
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I have Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera 8.0 Megapixels ISO 2000 and displaying lens error. what I have to dolve this problem .If this could be repair where is the service centre in Chennai


The lens error is due to failure of the lens control system. You can remove battery and card replace battery and while switching on tap the lens hood on your hands so as to disengage any dirt or mechanism being struck.
Use some air to blow between the lens to dislodge any sand particles struck inside. If none of these works then you can think of taking consensus with the service centre.
get estimate before you decide. It will be good to have it checked at the Nikon service as you do not have to run around for spares.

You can approach any Nikon dealers in your city /mall.

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My nikon coolpix s210 shows lens error


Hey digi_5

This is a common problem with Nikon and it isn't covered under warranty since Nikon sees it as an error resulting from usage. Apparently, the Coolpix is pretty delicate and any slight bump can cause a lens error.

Some people have tried gently twisting the camera lens back into place or gently tapping/bumping the side of camera.

If neither of those work, I'd say try getting the camera repaired professionally - if it isn't covered by Nikon, they'll charge you heavily. I've used Teleplan Camera Repair before and they're cheap compared to other places.

I've heard that once the camera is fixed, turn it to the Playback mode before turning it off - it apparently helps avoid the problem altogether.

Apr 16, 2010 | Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

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Hi everytime i try to turn on my nikon s210 the lens will not extend and it dislplays a lens error


This is probably THE most common failure among digital cameras, and it can be caused by dirt, dust, grit, or dropping, among other things.

There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here:
http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

Feb 13, 2010 | Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

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Hi im trying to find out how to fix a nikon s210 lens


Try to reset the camera or take it into Nikon it might be damaged

Dec 13, 2009 | Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

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My 9 month old camera (Nikon s210 coolpix 8.0mp) that I


Hi!
It sounds like the lens focus is stuck. If you don't have experience in camera repairs, you should give it for a repair to your local Nikon service center or other camera service center.

Tom

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Try jiggling the lens. Use compressed air to blow out any grit around the lens barrel. If that doesn't do it, you'll need to get the camera serviced or replaced.

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Lens Error!


Hi onikaassing, A very common problem in all the brands "lens error". The remedy is that you have to replace the lens block assembly. Actueally the sled motor start malfunctioning, Contact nikon service centre maybe they have the component level repair facility which can reduce the repair cost. Thanks for using fixya.

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Camera says "Lens Error". Help! I'm graduating tomorrow!


The lens error is a known problem with Nikon. Nothing seems to work, tapping, holding the power and shutter down etc. I was told by Nikon to send the camera in for repair, sorry theres nothing else you can do . AJ

Jun 04, 2009 | Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

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My camera worked fine one day, then it was in my purse. When I went to use it the light was on and the screen said there was a lens error. Everytime I try to turn it on now it makes a grinding noise and...


try these:-
  • connect it to pc and on it
  • vaccum the barrel of lens
  • changing mem. card and batt. for 2min.
  • shake it.
  • on and off in different positions
  • hit the part near lens softly with palm (trust me this made mine work)

Apr 03, 2009 | Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

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LENS ERROR


Send it to Nikon with your sales slip or proof of purchase and they will most likely repair it for free. It could be a numbers of things wrong or maybe a defect. So send it in. Forget about trying to fix it yourself. You will fail and be stuck with a broken camera.

Dec 28, 2008 | Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

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