Question about Fuji FinePix J10 Digital Camera

1 Answer

My camera(fuji film j10)fell of a table and now when i turn it on it says zoom error. the lens is stuck

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    One Above All:

    The expert with highest point at the last day of the past 12 weeks.

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

  • Fuji Master
  • 102,366 Answers

×

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: fuji finepix A600 camera - Zoom error

I had the same problem turn up after a few weeks. When I used the zoom button, the lens pushed out again and the camera worked normally for that time. I had to go through that procedure every time I turned the camera on.
I then sent it back on warranty and they replaced the lens assembly as well as the mode dial knob etc.
This camera has a 3 year warranty.
good luck...

Posted on Feb 19, 2008

SOURCE: Fuji s7000 zoom error

Hi
Mine did this and refused to function.
Take the batteries and card out just in case.

I then took out the 6 screws in the lens shroud (3 sets of two - note 1 long one and 1 short one for each set) and removed the shroud cover to one side. The lens barrel is located in the inner shroud and has a very close tolerance. This is the main cause of the problem as an dirt or dust just clogs up the fine tolerance. Try and jiggle the lens shroud slightly and if need beapply a little lens cleaning fluid in the clearance gap. Put batteries back in the camera and try to start the camera. The lens should move as normal. Keep perservering as this will solve the problem. It is only dirt stoping the lens from moving combined with the low power of the motor powering the lens focusing. Take care at all times and be sparing with any lens cleaning fluid.
Best of luck

DK

Posted on Jul 05, 2008

  • 1129 Answers

SOURCE: My fuji a800 says zoom error and the lens is stuck ?

If it was dropped the zoom motor mechanisim is out of alignment and must be brought in to a camera shop for repair, the only thing you can do is change out the battery and cross your fingers that it will start working ok again.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

BillB-SA
  • 2761 Answers

SOURCE: fuji finepix s1000 zoom error lens is stuck out what can I do???

If you recently dropped the camera, you may have damaged the lens housing -- that will require professional repair. Otherwise, your problem may be as simple as low batteries or corrosion on the battery terminals inside the camera. Make sure that the batteries are fresh/fully charged. If the problem persists, remove the batteries and wipe the camera contacts firmly with a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush, steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of the batteries and replace them in the camera. This cleaning works about 90% of the time, and I hope it clears up your problem.

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

  • 11967 Answers

SOURCE: Zoom Error with Fuij FinePix - looking for "telephone trick"

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera

This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camera. Some common error messages that might show up on the LCD's of cameras with this problem include “E18 lens error”, or “lens error, restart camera”. Some cameras might show nothing at all, but merely make a beeping noise as the lens goes out, then in, then the camera shuts off. Sometimes the lens won't even move.
The problem is actually quite common throughout all camera brands. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended. Believe it or not, one BIG contributor to lens errors is using a camera case. Sand, gunk, case fibers, etc... accumulate at the bottom of the case. These materials love to cling to the camera by electrostatic build-up from the camera rubbing against the side of the case (especially those cases with soft fibrous intreriors). Once these materials work their way into the lens mechanism, that's all she wrote. I have many Canon's, and NEVER use a case for this very reason.
A camera owner that suffers this problem may have no recourse for having the camera repaired. Many camera makers will not honor repairing this problem under warranty as they claim it is due to impact damage to the camera, or sand or debris getting into the lens gearing mechanism (neither of which is covered under warranty). The quoted repair cost is usually close to or more than what the camera is actually worth.
Fortunately, about half the cameras that suffer this failure can easily be fixed by one of the following methods. None of these methods involve opening the camera, although some have potential to cause other damage to the camera if excessively done. If the camera is still under warranty, before trying any of these, please please first contact your camera's maker to see if they'll cover the repair, or to determine how much they'll charge for the repair. Who knows, you might get lucky. But if they quote you a number that's higher than the value of your camera, you may want to consider the following methods.
The methods are listed in the order of risk of damaging your camera. Thus make sure you try them in the listed order. And remember, these fixes (especially #6 and 7) should only be considered for a camera that's out of warranty, who's cost of repair would be excessive, and would otherwise be considered for disposal if unrepaired:
Fix #1: Remove the batteries from the camera, wait a few minutes. Put a fresh set of batteries back in (preferably rechargeable NiMH 2500mah or better) and turn the camera on. If that didn't work, try pressing and holding the Function or OK button while turning the camera on.
Fix #2: Remove the batteries, then remove the memory card. Then install new batteries, and turn on the camera. If you get an Error E30, it means you don't have a memory card installed, so turn it off, slip in the memory card and turn it on one last time.
Fix #3: Insert the cameras Audio/Video (AV) cable, and turn the camera on. Inserting this cable ensures that the camera's LCD screen remains off during the start process. Thus extra battery power is available to the camera's lens motor during startup. This extra power can be useful in overcoming grit or sand particals that may be jamming the lens. If the AV cable doesn't fix the lens error by itself, consider keeping this cable installed while trying fixes 4, 5, and 7 as a means to provide extra help to these fixes. But note that I DON'T recommend keeping the cable installed during Fix 6 as you may damage the AV port while tapping the camera. Reinsert the cable only AFTER tapping the camera.
Fix #4: Place the camera flat on its back on a table, pointed at the ceiling. Press and hold the shutter button down, and at the same time press the power-on button. The idea is that the camera will try to autofocus while the lens is extending, hopefully seating the lens barrel guide pins in their slots.
Fix #5: Blow compressed air in the gaps around the lens barrels with the idea of blowing out any sand or grit that may be in there jamming the lens. Other variations include blowing with a hair dryer in “no heat” setting, or sucking the gaps with a vacuum (careful with this one).
Now we're entering into the realm of potentially damaging your camera in conducting the fix. There is definitely some risk here, so take care when conducting the following two fixes.
Fix #6: Repeatedly tap the padded/rubber usb cover on a hard surface with the intent of dislodging any particles that may be jamming the lens. Other variations include hitting a side of the camera against the palm of your hand. A lot of people have reported success with this method. HOWEVER, there is also some potential for damaging or dislodging internal components with this method, such as unseating ribbon cables, or cracking LCD screens.
Fix #7: Try forcing the lens. More people have reported success with this method than with any of the other methods. HOWEVER, there's obviously some potential for damaging your camera by using this method. Variations include gently pulling, rotating, and/or twisting the lens barrel while hitting the power button. Attempt to gently straighten or align the barrel if it's crooked or twisted. Another variation includes looking for uneven gaps around the lens barrel, and then pushing on the side of the lens barrel that has the largest gap (note pushing the lens barrel all the way in is NOT recommended as it may become stuck there). While doing any of the above, listen for a click that indicates that the lens barrel guide pins may have reseated in their guide slots. If you hear this click, immediately stop and try the camera.

Posted on Dec 28, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Fuji film finepixF480 showing focus error


Possible that the lens mechanism is jammed , sometimes the flexible connector of the lens focus/zoom can be faulty.You try to check for some tips from the link below; http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

Dec 30, 2011 | Fuji FinePix F480 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Zoom error not open J30 stuck


Hi,

Checkout this tip about digital camera error messages


Lens Errorfix for Digital Camera

heatman101

Aug 22, 2011 | Fuji FinePix J10 Digital Camera

1 Answer

How can I rectify the "zoom error" message on screen - also the lens will not retract either


Hello

Unfortunately a "zoom error" message is not something that you will be able to fix. This error indicates a system failure (apparently your lens is damaged, since it will not retract) and requires the camera to be sent in for servicing and repair.

You may find it more cost effective to purchase a new camera as opposed to the repair price on your current camera.

Oct 12, 2010 | Fuji FinePix J10 Digital Camera

1 Answer

ZOOM ERROR Msg on screen..cant clear it


http://www.fujifilmusa.com/shared/bin/J10_E.pdf

P. 107 of the .pdf file (manual) says that if the zoom error occurs to turn the camera on and off, and then on, and if the error doesn't go away then contact Fuji support for service.

It's a camera malfunction or fault.

http://www.fujifilmusa.com/support/ServiceSupportRepair.do

The above link takes you to website for obtaining service for your fuji camera.


Jul 23, 2010 | Fuji FinePix J10 Digital Camera

1 Answer

My fujifilm finepix j10 digital camera has not been harmed or mistreated in any way but for some reason is blurry when i am taking pictures and says ''zoom error'' what is wrong with it?


The internal focus lens is not sliding smoothly inside the lens unit. Probably due to dirt or some foreign object clogging it's pins in the grooves it runs on.
There are various methods for freeing up the lens without taking it apart and cleaning it but all this will do is loosen the dirt and leave it in there to get stuck somewhere else and cause it to happen again (if you manage to free it in the first place).
These methods include;
1. Turning the camera on and off several times to see if it frees the lens.
2. Tapping the camera gentley in the palm of your hand whilst turning it on ( Works in a few cases but generally doesn't)
3. Blowing air from a can of compressed air like the cans you can buy to clean out your pc keyboard.
I personally wouldn't try this method as it can make things worse.
You may or may not find these 3 tips useful. Personally I'd take the camera apart and clean it out properly

Jan 05, 2010 | Fuji FinePix J10 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Hello, All Screen images are fuzzy All attempts to use camera result in a Zoom Error Message Make Fugi Finepix J10 can you help me There appear to be no refference pointers to this fault in the Manual...


lens is damaged, there fragile & don't take impact very well. does the lens move & sit propper? if so then its a small lens that's not seated propperly or the electrical ribbon from the lens needs to be reinstalled but my guess is lens damage

Jan 03, 2010 | Fuji FinePix J10 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Zoom lens is stuck on my camera


Hey, my husband just fixed it! You just wiggle/bend the zoom lens, and you feel a "pop", and then the zoom retracts and you're fine! I was afraid to "break" it, but someone on vacation had the same problem and told him this solution a few weeks ago. So don't be afraid to use a little force-at least, in our case, it worked! Good luck.

Jan 26, 2009 | Fuji FinePix J10 Digital Camera

1 Answer

ZOOM ERROR ON FUJI FINEPIX J10


Mine did this too, and the lens cover only opened half way. I used a cotton wool bud to push the lens cover back and held it back until the lens clicked into place, turned it off and on and then it was fine

Jan 13, 2009 | Fuji FinePix 2650 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Fuji FinePix J10 Digital Camera Logo

Related Topics:

60 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Fuji Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Greg Cann
Greg Cann

Level 3 Expert

1114 Answers

Steven Wander
Steven Wander

Level 3 Expert

579 Answers

Are you a Fuji Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...