Question about Sony Cyber-shot DSC-N2 Digital Camera
A great camera. Went to use it, and when turned on, it reads: "Turn the Power Off and On Again". I have done it many times, changed the battery (which is fully charged), and no results. The lens comes out, and I can download pictures, but cannot take any pictures. Please advise. Craig Burton
DSC N2 :The switch off switch on and "Accessing" message with the beeping was so annoying. As the lens came out, I held it in place and turned the camera off, I could feel the motoor pulling (three times ) and gently resisted the retraction. the camera turned off with the lens out. When I turned it on the problem was resolved (hopefully permanently). €z
Posted on Mar 05, 2008
Solution #3 worked for me. I held the lens open as the camera was shutting off. Then when I turned it on, the "access" and "turn camera off and on again" problem was fixed. Thanks so much for posting! Saved $$ on sending it to Sony to repair!
Posted on Jul 20, 2009
Had the exact same problem at about 18 months .tried the hold out lens method ,no result so tried the table and banging .IT WORKED!!!!! thanks!! sony were wanting £115 standard charge to do this ha ha excellent cheers!!
Posted on Sep 05, 2008
Hahahaha damn i had the same problem i couldnt beleived it, i tapped it on the table and it works now lot of peolpe done i so i said **** it lol thnks guys!!!!
Posted on Jun 10, 2009
WOW! my Sony DSC-N2 broke a couple of weeks ago with the EXACT same problem saying "access" "turn power off and then on" and I was sooooo upset because I had spent ages saving for it! I was literally about to take it to the repair shop and came accross this question! and everyone saying smack it against the table. AND IT ACTUALLY WORKS! :) like I didn't want to do it incase it broke more but IT WORKS yayyy! :D I'm so happy now ha! just smack it on the table a couple of times don't worry about it breaking :)
Posted on May 28, 2009
I HAD THE SAME PROBLEM... I SMACKED IT, IT WORKED!! I CAN'T BELIEVE IT!
Posted on Dec 20, 2008
I tried thumping it on the table too and it fixed the problem.
Posted on Oct 21, 2008
I never would have believed that banging it on the table would work, but it did. Amazing! Thanks!!!!
Posted on Sep 29, 2008
OH MY GOSH!!! I had the SAME problem!!! I tapped it on the table and it worked!!! I didn't want to do that, because my husband would be so mad if I broke it even more! However since several people tried it, I thought I would. THANKS!!! It works!
Posted on Sep 14, 2008
Ok so....I had actually went to the beach today and then dropped it in the SAND. AAAGGHHHH! I got the same message as you all. I took it home and could hear some sand in the lense as it opened. I tried smacking on the table a couple of times. It worked!
Posted on Jul 15, 2008
Hey i had the same problem, and while i really dont suggest it i found that if i pushed in on the lense a little bit the lens got back on track and everything seemed to be ok.
Posted on May 12, 2008
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