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Camera when the power on my camera is turned on the lense goes out then straight back in

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Do you use original batteries? If not, try buying original or similar ones but watch out for mAh. If the value in mAh is lower than original you can't shoot pics.

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Think There Is A Problem With The Lense

Make sure that you are installing a fresh/ full charge battery
Remove the battery
Clean the metal contacts on the battery using a clean cloth

Pls test with an alt. batt.
If you do not have access to a dif. battery.
Pls. take the batt out of the camera. Insert the charger into the unit from the main socket and turn the camera on. If the camera works you will need to replace the batt. If not you will need to order a No power repair.
Contact KODAK:

Oct 06, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare M863 Digital Camera

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Hello I have a canon IXUS 960 IS. Yesterday when I was using the camera it only closed half way when powering the camera off. Now the camera doesn't open fully and when pusing the "play" button the power...

If the outside of the lense get dirty, those small particles may prevent the lense from opening and closing 100% as nomal times. I had the same problem with my Sony. Here is what I did.

1- I cleaned the outside(sides not the lense itself) of the lense.
2- While turning the camera off, I press on the lense (up and down motion) NOT too hard for a few times untill it either retracted all the way inn or most of the way in. If most of the way in, press the lense a little harder untill it retracts 100%. If you turn it back on, it should work as normal unless some mechanical part of the lense is broken or dislocated. When it fully opens, clean up the outside of the lense and keep it always clean for normal operation.

Good Luck!!!!!!!!

Jun 11, 2009 | Canon IXUS 960 IS Digital Camera

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MX1063 will turn on and lens comes out, but immediately turns off and lens goes back in. I charged it for hours and still nothing.

The outside of the lense may be dirty. When it comes out clean it. Or something else prevents it from fully opening. If it is clean, you might have droped it and damaged or broke mechanical part(s) of your lense. When it opens, try to hold the lense open, do not force it. If the did not help, take out the lense from the camera and inspect the lense. look for broken, or bent parts. Clean it and push the lense in and out. If it moves in and out without any problem, put it back on your camera. If the problem was from the lense, your camera should be back to normal.

Good luck!!!!!!!

Jun 10, 2009 | Kodak EASYSHARE M1063 Digital Camera

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In camera or video mode it says turn the power off and on again

The problem is
1- some dirt somehow got on the outside of the lense. After it was retracted fully in, it prevents the camera from opening again. When you turn it on, if it opens a little bit, try to pull it out NOT too hard and let go a few times. If it opened, clear the outside of the lense. Your camera should be back to normal.
If the lense does not retract, but goes up and down when you turn it on or off, Clean the sides of the lense and while turning the camera off push the lense in NOT too hard for a few times. If it retrected 100% or most of the way inn, push the in a little harder untill it is 100% retracted in. Now your camera should be back to normal. 2- If you droped the camera, you probably damaged or dislocated a mechanical part of the lense. You may have to take out the lense by unscrewing it and inspect it for damaged parts or disconnected cable. Make sure clean the lense and test it by moving it in and out a few times, before puting it back on the camera.

Good luck!!!!!!!

Apr 14, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N2 Digital Camera

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Canon G7 lense does not extend fully but it is NOT e18

Maybe lens needs adjustment. The info on this page may help. Copy and paste this link for more info.

Mar 22, 2009 | Canon PowerShot SD500 / IXUS 700 Digital...

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Camera won't power on. Lense won't retract.

Pls check the batteries are they supplying full power to camera are they aged or old try replacing them with good power batts and Memory card try re formatting it on a PC card reader

lense is coming out at full length or there is a grinding noise or abnormal behavior in it pls check may be u dropped ur camera or any other incident broken its lense gear.

pls check and reply me for more help

Feb 27, 2009 | Olympus FE-220 Digital Camera

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My camera is Canon PowerShot SD870 IS. after i turned it on and the lenses goes outward as it should be but remained there even if i turned of the the power. i should mention it used to work properly.

That is lense trauma. I can be caused by dirt or lense being hit or zolted while open. Canons are strong cameras but if it make a grinding noise when the lense is trying to go back into the camera it most likely needs repair. try blowing the lens out with a hurricane blower or forced air. If the lense is tilted to one side even slightly no amount of forced air will help. good luck!

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A730 Lense extended

yeah I got screwed buying a samsung camera too.
Samsung screwed me out of a rebate on a computer monitor before too.
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May 26, 2008 | Samsung Digimax S730 Digital Camera

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Camera lense/power

The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error. They won't work for all cases, but they're worth a try if the camera's no longer under warranty:

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