I dropped my cam and the lense are messed up the cam is keep on sayin restart lense please help me i have been trying to fix it but can cuz am afrid i wil brake it please help me it was my birthday present please help me fix it ma self!
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Re: i drpped my camera
Camera is not a cheap article to handle so easily. having invested much into it dont think twice to cost it for repair. even tough repair cost is high, its not high compared to camera cost. so while dealing with internal hardware dont risk it with doing it by yourself. take it to service center and fix it.
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The problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the
probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.
these at own risk as it may further damage the camera.
try connecting your ac adapter or usb cable.
Try holding the
shutter button while switching on the camera.
Look at the lens ,
and if some of the lens 'circles' is misaligned or not concentric then
try wiggling it (while holding camera lens down).
pushing or pulling the lens when it extends but this is risky as it may
cause the lens barrel to slip out of its guidance system.
way to do this is to place the camera lens down on a hard surface and
then power it up. Be sure to use a soft cloth or something similar as to
not scratch your lens or casing. Let the lens push the camera up and
down a few times and sometimes the little resistance provided by the
camera is enough to get things going again.
Try hitting your
camera near the lens on the body with the soft tissue on the palm of
Other than that , I would take the camera to a repair
center for a evaluation to see if it would cost more to repair than to
replace the camera.
If it is still under warranty I would suggest
you take it in before trying any of these steps and remove any
off-brand batteries or accessories as some stores are really fussy about
warranty repairs on camera's with non-brand accessories.
YOU NEED TO CONTACT CASIO SUPPORT TO SEE IF THEY CAN FIX IT OR IF ITS WORTH FIXING NOT MUCH YOU CAN DO ON YOUR OWN CHANCES ARE IS THAT ITS SOMETHING TO DO WITH THE ELECTRONICS INSIDE MAY HAVE BEEN BROKE OR CAME LOOSE WHEN YOU DROPPED IT
When you drop your camera two things may happen.
1- Some mechanical part of the lense mechanism may have been damaged or broken. You would have to open the lense and check for broken parts, damage parts disconected cable. It is not advisable for most people to open the lense and put it back together. You would most likely make it worse.
It usually cost more to fix it than, if you invest in new camera.
2- If some dirt somehow got on the side of the lense, they may cause your lense not to open 100% when you turn it on or retract 100% when you turn it off. I had the same problem with my sony cyber-shot DSC-w7 which is very much similiar to yours. Here is what I did and my camera is working fine ever since.
I cleaned around the lense.
While I turned the camera off, I pressed the lense in (up and down and turning motions) Not too hard for a few times untill the lense retracted over 90% of the normal.
I then push the lense a little harder so that the lense was 100% retracted.
After I turn it on and off a few times, the lense opened and closed as it does normally.
If you try this, it should get fixed if it is fixible.
If it was not fixed and you decided to buy a new one and you intend to trash it. Give it to someone like me who loves to open up and mess it up or sometime fix it.
have you tried to gently pull and twist the end of the lense when it is extended?
unfortunatley when these cameras are dropped they can cause the lense to become unaligned and create a focus error if twissting dosent help it would need to be sent away for repair to have the lenses realligned but it wont be covered by warrenty
open your camera,beside the cam part u can see the small gearbox, un screw this part and disconnect it from the base, then slowly turn the lense assy to both side carefully, dont give force. if the lense assy becom loose, fix the gear unit give a 3volt to the motor bring the cam to retracted position,then fix whole unit, it will work properly
What you are seeing is a generic stuck lens error message, turning off the camera and turning it on again will not fix the lens unfortunately.
lens needs to be cleaned or repaired, and if it cant be repaired it
needs to be replaced. There are online places that will do it for a
decent price and there are others that overcharge by way too much.
Fixya rules prevent me from giving you a link to anything off Fixya that would help you fix your camera.