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Lens Error! My camera died when I was filming. I have never had a problem with the lens going in and out. Now it says lens error and thats all. Help?

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Hi...The transmission system that moves the lens in and out has a problem with it's gears. There is most likely a gear or an actuator that has fallen out of alignment and is getting stuck at a certain point as the lens comes in/out.There is some disturbacnce of the lens arrangement that is preventing the lens from coming in/out.Any of these symptoms above could trigger the camera to shut itself off to protect itself from further damage.
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If the lens do not extend completely, then problem is lens itself.. When this happens the motor is unable to retract or to extend the lens either because one of the lens rings is damaged, or because of dust inside lens rings.
Sometimes lens error occurs because batteries are nearly drained and insufficient power to lens motor. This will cause the lens rings getting out of alignment and you get jammed lens. In other cases the lens gets jammed either because of dust or dirt or because of a mechanical problem.As a result the camera freezes with lens half of the way out.

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Try the tricks below. They rarely work, but you never know:

Test always with fully charged batteries you need as much power as you can get to unlock the lens. Ensure that batteries are Alkaline or good working rechargeable.
If there is dust or sand in lens blow air with a compressor on top the lens..
Sometimes methods like helping the lens movement while turning camera on and off works, but this methods can do more damage to the camera. Help out the lens while turning the camera on.
Remove the battery, point camera to the floor and put back the battery while holding on button and still pointing to the floor. Turn on this way and see if it works.
Connect camera to USB (that gives extra +5V power) and turn on still pointing to the floor.

You find some more detailed hint using the links below. The links refer to digital cameras (no film). In your case disregard all the parts that do not apply( e.g some hint is for lens not retracting - the cause of the problem is the same and I reported the link).

Lens not retracting on digital camera.

Fixing Lens Error.

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Most of the time the lens error must be repaired disassembling the camera. Sometimes lens rings must be replaced. If you need a quote on repair see:
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Regards.

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