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When you turn on the camera it dosent focus and tells me to turn off power and turn on again...keeps telling me to do it over and over..??? sony cybershot dsc-w150

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Posted on Dec 19, 2008

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SOURCE: User Manual for Sony DSC-W150 Super SteadyShot

Click Sony Support and download required manual of DSC-W150

Posted on Apr 13, 2009

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SOURCE: sony Cybershot DSC-W150-turn power on, lens zooms

Hi!
It's probably stuck focus. Contact your local Sony service center, but if they ask too much, you can contact me at [email protected] and I will give you a good price.
I work in Sony service center.

Tom

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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SOURCE: SONY CYBERSHOT DSC T2 keep shaking?

This is a known issue with the DSC-T20 Cameras.

Check this link for more information and get it serviced to resolve the issue.

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/news-item.pl?mdl=DSCT20&news_id=269


NOTE: Confirm the model # of the Camera whether it is DSC-T20 or DSC-T2.

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Posted on Oct 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Sony DSC-W150 has the infamous Turn the power off

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camera. Some common error messages that might show up on the LCD's of cameras with this problem include “E18 lens error”, or “lens error, restart camera”. Some cameras might show nothing at all, but merely make a beeping noise as the lens goes out, then in, then the camera shuts off. Sometimes the lens won't even move.
The problem is actually quite common throughout all camera brands. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended. Believe it or not, one BIG contributor to lens errors is using a camera case. Sand, gunk, case fibers, etc... accumulate at the bottom of the case. These materials love to cling to the camera by electrostatic build-up from the camera rubbing against the side of the case (especially those cases with soft fibrous intreriors). Once these materials work their way into the lens mechanism, that's all she wrote. I have many Canon's, and NEVER use a case for this very reason.

A camera owner that suffers this problem may have no recourse for having the camera repaired. Many camera makers will not honor repairing this problem under warranty as they claim it is due to impact damage to the camera, or sand or debris getting into the lens gearing mechanism (neither of which is covered under warranty). The quoted repair cost is usually close to or more than what the camera is actually worth.

Fortunately, about half the cameras that suffer this failure can easily be fixed by one of the following methods. None of these methods involve opening the camera, although some have potential to cause other damage to the camera if excessively done. If the camera is still under warranty, before trying any of these, please please first contact your camera's maker to see if they'll cover the repair, or to determine how much they'll charge for the repair. Who knows, you might get lucky. But if they quote you a number that's higher than the value of your camera, you may want to consider the following methods.
The methods are listed in the order of risk of damaging your camera. Thus make sure you try them in the listed order. And remember, these fixes (especially #6 and 7) should only be considered for a camera that's out of warranty, who's cost of repair would be excessive, and would otherwise be considered for disposal if unrepaired:
Fix #1: Remove the batteries from the camera, wait a few minutes. Put a fresh set of batteries back in (preferably rechargeable NiMH 2500mah or better) and turn the camera on. If that didn't work, try pressing and holding the Function or OK button while turning the camera on.
Fix #2: Remove the batteries, then remove the memory card. Then install new batteries, and turn on the camera. If you get an Error E30, it means you don't have a memory card installed, so turn it off, slip in the memory card and turn it on one last time.

Fix #3: Insert the cameras Audio/Video (AV) cable, and turn the camera on. Inserting this cable ensures that the camera's LCD screen remains off during the start process. Thus extra battery power is available to the camera's lens motor during startup. This extra power can be useful in overcoming grit or sand particals that may be jamming the lens. If the AV cable doesn't fix the lens error by itself, consider keeping this cable installed while trying fixes 4, 5, and 7 as a means to provide extra help to these fixes. But note that I DON'T recommend keeping the cable installed during Fix 6 as you may damage the AV port while tapping the camera. Reinsert the cable only AFTER tapping the camera.

Fix #4: Place the camera flat on its back on a table, pointed at the ceiling. Press and hold the shutter button down, and at the same time press the power-on button. The idea is that the camera will try to autofocus while the lens is extending, hopefully seating the lens barrel guide pins in their slots.

Fix #5: Blow compressed air in the gaps around the lens barrels with the idea of blowing out any sand or grit that may be in there jamming the lens. Other variations include blowing with a hair dryer in “no heat” setting, or sucking the gaps with a vacuum (careful with this one).

Now we're entering into the realm of potentially damaging your camera in conducting the fix. There is definitely some risk here, so take care when conducting the following two fixes.
Fix #6: Repeatedly tap the padded/rubber usb cover on a hard surface with the intent of dislodging any particles that may be jamming the lens. Other variations include hitting a side of the camera against the palm of your hand. A lot of people have reported success with this method. HOWEVER, there is also some potential for damaging or dislodging internal components with this method, such as unseating ribbon cables, or cracking LCD screens.

Fix #7: Try forcing the lens. More people have reported success with this method than with any of the other methods. HOWEVER, there's obviously some potential for damaging your camera by using this method. Variations include gently pulling, rotating, and/or twisting the lens barrel while hitting the power button. Attempt to gently straighten or align the barrel if it's crooked or twisted. Another variation includes looking for uneven gaps around the lens barrel, and then pushing on the side of the lens barrel that has the largest gap (note pushing the lens barrel all the way in is NOT recommended as it may become stuck there). While doing any of the above, listen for a click that indicates that the lens barrel guide pins may have reseated in their guide slots. If you hear this click, immediately stop and try the camera.

Posted on Oct 21, 2009

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Lens keeps going in and out will not focus. Then screen says "Turn ower off and on again", and this doesn't do anything. Camera remains unusable.


Follow the steps below to troubleshoot if the camera will not focus correctly:
  1. Ensure the camera is set to the Auto Focus (AF) mode.
  2. Set the zoom all the way to the WIDE position.
  3. If the camera has a Conversion mode in the menu, ensure it is set to ON .
  4. If the camera has a MACRO mode, ensure it is turned off or disabled.

Mar 23, 2011 | Sony Cyber-shot Dsc- W350

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DSC-W150 SteadyShot says turn power on & off & lens pops in/out


I had the same problem with my Sony DSC-W150 camera. It turned out to have an easy fix. At the same time, press the power button and depress the shutter button halfway (the one you snap to take pics) as if you were trying to engage the autofocus without pressing the button down entirely. The lens will attempt to autofucus, which in my case was enough extra power to dislodge whatever debris/sand had clogged the lens. Hope this works for you!

Jun 04, 2010 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170 Digital Camera

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Camera tells me to turn power off and on but dosent work


Hi,


Error: TURN THE POWER OFF AND ON AGAIN is displayed on the LCD screen when the Lens Mechanism is stuck or when affected by any malfunction. If turning the power on and off again does not resolve the error message, try doing a power reset and Initialize option.

Performing a manual power reset

Turn off the camera.

Remove the battery pack.

Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds.

Allow the camera to remain without power for 60 seconds.

Reinsert the battery pack.

Turn on the camera.

To reset the Camera back to factory default, select the INITIALIZE Option from the SET UP1 Menu of the Camera to OK.This will set the user defined settings back to factory default. The images and videos will not get deleted.


If the issue persists, service may be required.


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Jan 17, 2010 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70 Digital Camera

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When I switch my camera on it says Access and cannot take picture


Hi!
It's a problem with the lens unit - stuck focus. Maybe sand or something. Contact your local Sony service center or if they ask too much, feel free to contact me at [email protected]
I work in a Sony service center.

Tom

Jul 19, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

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Hello pleasehelp me.. i have sony cybershot


Hi!
It's probably stuck focus. Contact your local Sony service center, but if they ask too much, you can contact me at [email protected] and I will give you a good price.
I work in Sony service center.

Tom

Jul 16, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170 Digital Camera

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When in camera mode the screen flashes "turn power off and then on again". It won't take any pictures and turning it off and on again does'nt help. It will just keep telling you to over and over again. Any...


Hi!
The lens is stuck. Contact your local Sony service center, but if they ask too much, you can contact me at [email protected] and I will give you a good price.
I work in Sony service center.

Tom

Jul 09, 2009 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W5 Digital Camera

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Sony turn the power off and on again


Your camera is telling you it has a problem. When the camera turns on a series of checks are done, if one fails the camera shuts down. Take a an authorized Sony repair center. As I tell most people today the cost of a new camera makes most camera repairs not worth doing.

Jul 03, 2009 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T3 Digital Camera

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I do have the same problem


You can tell Sony and maybe they can fix it.

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