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Powers up and then shuts off

The batteries went dead while using the video mode. It didnt zoom back in and shut off, it just quit and left the zoom sticking out. After changing the batteries it now powers up, says CANON with the blue background. Then it beeps and shuts off. What can I do?

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This should work for the A520. With NEW or freshly recharged batteries, remove the camera's memory card, then turn on the camera. You'll probably see an E30 error. Next turn off the camera. Next insert the memory card, and turn on the camera.

If the above doesn't work, the following blog outlines some other repair options for a lens error. They won't work for all cases, but they're worth a try if the camera's no longer under warranty:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

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