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Lens will not open and makes a buzzing sound.

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The lens array is damaged!!!please take your cam to the nearest service center to get it replaced..
it may cost to the maximum of 60$!!!!!

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

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Hi there its happens when the lens not ready for work. Some how its not able tostable his focus method. That's why its stuck. There is a chances of lens guide pin disturbed or damaged & thats why continues buzzing. Its mean he inform you there
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Hello Rrosario35, This problem is related to the lens assembly. The camera will check if these work properly when it's being powered on. If something goes rong here it will turn off or display you some error messages. This problem occures when some of the lens mechanisms get out of place and jamms or damages other components. As the lens assembly is a very delicate mechanism I would suggest you to go back to the service center that fixed it the first time and ask them to check it. Don't try to power the camera on anymore because the lens assembly could be damaged further or beyound repair if the servo-motors are trying to alling the lens something jamms them and not allowing them to move properly. This will force the servo-motors and they could damage other components or themselves. It could be fixed, but don't force the camera to work anymore for the time being. Please post back if more informations are required.

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