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Lens is stuck

My auto-focus lens is stuck, therefore it is saying:
lens error 12
lens error 24
and 'zoom not initial'

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This is probably THE single most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

Posted on Feb 23, 2010

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