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Lens goes in and out and error message 'turn

When I turn the camera on, the lens goes in and out 3 times and error message 'turn camera off and on again' pops up. Always pops up.

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This message comes up if you have dropped your camera. try tapping the device while the message comes up. if that doesn't work then you have to take it to the sony service centre to replace the lens array. it costs about 60$ to replace it.

Posted on Jul 31, 2009

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