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Battery drained and now lens wont retract and ive put brand new fully charged rechargeable batteteries i9n and still wont power opn or anything


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I have the same problem.I forgot to get the battery from the camera s when we get the battery inside the camera then charged the battery when we put the battery to the camera it didn't work and no power, I've tried fixing the camera what's the problem and I think it was drained.I've also tried to go to the Canon company technician and they told me that there's nothing that they can do cause it was damaged already and they told me to just new one but my camera is just new s please help me what to do or any solution...thanks and here is my email

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Samsung L100 camera, battery charger shows battery is fully charged, camera powers on, lens extends then immediately retracts and camera beeps three times

it sounds like a faulty battery try testing it with another battery and see if the problem persists if not then get a new battery,
let me know how it goes,

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My camera will not stay on is off and stuck with lens out

If the lens doesn't retract on most digital camera the camera also will not turn ON. It is connection or wiring between camera power and camera lens.
What Kodak Rep will ask you to do are:
1. Remove the battery and the memory card of the camera
2. Check if your using a recommended battery and if its new or fully charge. batteries for Z1275 are Ni-MH rechargeable; CRV3 Lithium; 2AA Lithium
3. Insert the batteries back in the camera in correctly
4. Set the camera in Auto mode (its the camera icon on the dialing mode of the camera)
5. Try to turn it ON
If still will not turn ON and the lens will not retract
6. If your using a rechargeable battery Kodak Rep will ask you to charge the battery until its fully charge.
If your using a disposable battery they will ask you to try to use a new battery out from the box.
After all those steps still the camera failed to work, it will be send for repair. The number of the Kodak support line is 1 800 235 6325 (23KODAK)

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Lens won't retract. Camera powers off immediately after powering on without retracting lens. New battery didn't help.

Are you using the recommnded battery KODAK Li-Ion Rechargeable Digital Camera Battery KLIC-7004

first you need to do make sure the battery is fully charged., now if you if this solution will not resolve the issue it means that the Gear Lens is defective thats why your Lens will not retract and camera will not stay On. you need to call kodak to send your camera for repair call toll free 1 800 235 6325., Gudluck!

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E10 and s45 same problem

the batteries needed for the cameras are quite high powered

though the batteries show that they are fuly charged most times they have lost their actual capacity of power storage in them so not being able to supply enough to start the camera best way to test this is to start the camera on preview mode if this works then you will need to buy a new set of rechargable batteries, i would suggest to take batteries in the range of 2000MAh to 2500MAh and

the normal batteries will not be able to sustain long even for normal lens open and retract functions, instead of normal batteries try LR6 varieties (eg: Duracell, Energizer, etc)

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Camera will not power on or off and battery is fully charged

The symptoms you describe sound very much like a failing battery. How old is your battery? Rechargeable batteries are only meant to last for a couple years, regardless of use.

Apr 03, 2008 | Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital...

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Your camera is still under warranty. Recommend letting Canon try to correct this, instead of trying to fix this yourself.

Here's the support page for your camera:

Or you can call them directly at 1 (800) 828-4040.

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hi ban ive same problem bloody nusience lens wont retract what did u do with urs?
should i return it?
thanks leeanne

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Camera wont turn on, intermittent red power coming on

This may or may not work (it's primarily a trick for certain Canon cameras with similar symptoms). Remove the cameras battery, then remove the memory card. Insert a BRAND NEW or fully charged rechargeable batteries. DO NOT insert the memory card. Instead, just turn on the camera. If the lens retracts, turn off the camera, insert the memory card, then restart the camera.

If this doesn't work, here are some other things to try. But don't get your hopes up, as they only seem to work for little less than half the cameras with similar problems:

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It probably lacked the power to retract the lens. I'd start with recharging the battery and see if that corrects the problem.

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