Question about Casio Exilim EX-Z120 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Lens my lens is the problem. at first it would not close. i then put in new batteries and it closed but its not opening and it not showing any pictures

Posted by on


1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    One Above All:

    The expert with highest point at the last day of the past 12 weeks.

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.


    An expert that got 20 achievements.

  • Casio Master
  • 102,366 Answers

Try the procedures in this tip.

Posted on Jan 24, 2013


6 Suggested Answers

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 374 Answers

SOURCE: lens cover

Send the camera into repairs. There is nothing that you can do yourself that would fix this.

Posted on Jul 08, 2007

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: lens open/close problem

I have two of these cameras for at work. Both have this problem. If you hold the power key and repeatedly press the top key (one that shoots the picture) or hold the power key and then press and hold the shot key the camera is forced to take a picture. The camera seems to be ok then. There is no damage to the lens, as the pictures and quality are the same. It is definitly a design flaw, and/or software issue. Good Luck, and keep trying untill it fixes itself.

Posted on Sep 16, 2007

  • 4738 Answers

SOURCE: camera lens cover is sticky

Try blowing lots of compressed air around the open lens shutter to clean the mechanism. Or use a hair dryer for a few seconds (don't want to heat up the camera). Also with the lens barrel extended and pointed downward, tap the lens barrel with a pencil while you extend and retract the lens by powering the camera on and off. A grain of sand in the mechanism is usually the culprit, and you want to try to dislodge it.

You can open it up, but only as a very last resort. The above procedures usually work if you try them enough. But for those particularly nasty stuck mechanisms, here's an example repair on a Canon Powershot A400 (do this at your own risk):

Posted on Nov 25, 2007

  • 374 Answers

SOURCE: camera shuts off lens error

"lens error" will only be fixed by sending into repairs. 800-706-2534 and keep choosing option 2. Tell them you have a lens error and they will tell you where to send it.

Posted on Mar 30, 2008

  • 374 Answers


Two possible solutions:

1: Lens Error----If the camera powers on and then beeps a few times and then powers right back off.
Same as above but might also say "lens error" before shutting off.

2: Wrong size memory card --------The EXS880 can take up to a 1 gb memory card right out of the box. If you try to use a memory card larger than that you will have to see if there is a firmware upgrade available. Also Casio only recommends 3 brands of memory cards, they are Toshiba, Panasonic and Sandisc. Using any other kind can make your camera act funny.

If it is a lens error the only way to correct that is to send it into repairs. I would first make sure you are using the correct memory card. If you are then you have no choice but to send in and have it fixed.

Posted on Sep 12, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

Lens won't close

Lens may jammed or control board is bad. You may need to take it to a dealer or time to buy a new one.

Dec 17, 2017 | General Electric A735 Digital Camera

1 Answer

My ex Z1000 wont take pictures. i turn the camera on the lens goes in and out some times it looks like its going to let me take a picture and then the lens closes back into the camera and the screen goes...

your camera problem has the problem chance. Fisrt you should try with full charge battery. sometime weak battery cause also. Second main pcb does not resetting every time after taking picture. I hope you luck! Would you give more detail problem...

May 21, 2011 | Cameras

1 Answer

The powershot a610 will not take pictures screen is blank. it will show previous pictures but nothing new

A stuck shutter is another common failure mode for digital cameras. The symptoms of a stuck or "sticky" shutter are very similar to CCD image sensor failure. The camera may take black pictures (for shutter stuck closed), or the pictures may be very bright and overexposed, especially when taken outdoors (for shutter stuck open).

To confirm a stuck shutter, put the camera in any mode other than "Auto", and turn the flash OFF (you don't want to blind yourself for the next step). Next look down the lens and take a picture. You should see a tiny flicker in the center of the lens as the shutter opens and closes. If no movement is seen, then you likely have a stuck shutter. If so, please see this link for further info and a simple fix that may help.

Dec 18, 2009 | Canon PowerShot A610 Digital Camera

1 Answer

My camera is acting up

check the lens the lens might be closed if are open and hold for 5 seconds if it doesnt work take it to a specialist

Aug 07, 2009 | Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera

1 Answer

My son pulled out one of the shutters that opens and closes over the lens. The shutters no longer open all the way. The camera is brand new. How can I fix the rest of the shutters? Should I pull them...

You can pull off the other one if you want. To put it back in your basically going to have to take apart the camera. The "Shutters" on the outside is nothing more but to protect the lens will its in the camera. The actual shutter is inside the lens that open and closes very quickly when you take a picture.

Think of it this way, the shutter in the lens opens up to let in light that shows the image to the sensor behind the lens. Then it closes to "finish" capturing the light".

The "shutters" or "doors" on the outside do not move once you take a picture. They only close once the lens retract. (When the camera is turned off or idles)

Hope this has been helpful.

Mar 30, 2009 | Fuji J150w Digital Camera

1 Answer

Not turning on and has strange smell

Powershot A640 Could Not Be Powered On, Burnt Smell

My Powershot A640 died during a picture shot, lens remaining open. I thought it may be due to the dead batteries. But after putting new batteries and pushing the on/off button, the on/off indicator blinked once then shut off by itself. After a while, a strange smell came from camera batteries area, and I could feel warm there too. Immediately I took out all the batteries from camera.

When checking the posts here the other day, I tried one solution and got the lens back to close: first took out the memory card from camera, then put the new batteries in; push the on/off button with no memory card. I found the lens retracted a little before camera shut off by itself. I pushed on/off button three times to get the lens fully close. However, the burnt smell came out again. I immediately took out the batteries.
Did I get a short circuit inside? Is there any ways to fix it?

Oct 31, 2008 | Cameras

2 Answers

Lense does not close

sir, ur camera lens mechanically stucked or gears problum ,this is repairable

Apr 12, 2008 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W30 Digital Camera

1 Answer

E 18 problem

The E18 error is fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension.

Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for about 50% of lens errors, but they're still worth a try. Good luck! :

Feb 13, 2008 | Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital...

4 Answers

Won't take pictures after batteries died

no u can't do that stupids never take out tha card now u messesd up big time sorry

Nov 12, 2007 | Fuji FinePix E510 Digital Camera

3 Answers

When i turn camera on shutter closes and lens goes inside, and other way round...

Try the Sony web site technical help. but I feel that there is a main board fault developed here- perhaps time for a new camera try the tech help first though

May 28, 2007 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P72 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Casio Exilim EX-Z120 Digital Camera Logo

Related Topics:

59 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Casio Cameras Experts


Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Greg Cann
Greg Cann

Level 3 Expert

1114 Answers

Are you a Casio Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides