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My camera doesn't recognize that the camera lens cover is open so I can't take pics. The power turns on and I can still scroll and view the saved pics I have on the camera. Can this be repaired?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: Lens Cover Closed

the switch inside that activates the camera is probably loose, or worse, broken.

Posted on Apr 19, 2007

SOURCE: Turn on the camera, cover lens is closed even though i already pull it down

if you open up your casing you will find that almost dead center on the front PCB, just to the right of the battery at the top of the empty battery area there is a box. possibly with some plastic fragment that is broken off. if you touch inside this box w/ something conductive it will think the lens is open. You can either fix this area or permanently solder it so it thinks it is always open. You can still turn it off using the button on the side of the camera

Posted on May 25, 2007

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SOURCE: lens cover won't open

Here's a fix for a Canon A400 lens cover. See if it's applicable for you:
http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/repair-of-stuck-lens-covers.html

Posted on Nov 17, 2007

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SOURCE: Camera doesn't recognize lens cover...

I rednecked the crap out of mine. I pulled off the slide cover and placed a small piece of paper clip in the area of the copper to make a permanent contact. Then duct taped it secure and then cover the whole slide mechanism. I would not recommend this method but it worked.

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

SOURCE: Camera doesn't recognize lens cover...

rotating the lens cover fixed the problem

thanx lots

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Posted on Aug 11, 2008

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