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  • mikeforte Jul 11, 2009

    The front lens of the camera got stuck while taking a picture. In addition the front lens rim cover came off. The camera is a Canon Power Shot SD1100 IS, Digital ELPH.

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Hi mikeforte

Could you please be a little more specific on the problem and let me know the make and model of the camera in question in order to be more help. Thanks


Benjamin

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    Benjamin Patri Jul 11, 2009

    Ok, these cameras have a history of both of the problems you are describing. I usually recommend Kodak cameras over Canon. Anyway, first the lens stuck problem usually can be fixed by cycling the camera off and on about 15 times as a part is usually out of alignment. If that doesn't work then try gently pushing it back in. If you still can't get it, then the camera should be opened up and the problem found in the assembly. The rim cover can be glued on, very cheap design. Again Kodak cameras which are similar in looks and use experience very few problems compared to these and I recommend one on your next purchase which if you are fed up with this one might be right now as I would not stick any money into fixing this one if you can't get it to work with the above information.

    Benjamin


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