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Lens does not open when turned on

The only way to get the lens to open is to turn the camera on and then push the T or W to "kick start" it.

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Re: Lens does not open when turned on

After I got 3 times a new camera from Kodak and all with this problem(lens will not come out) I found my solution.
I put it in the rubbish bag and all mij problems are gone.

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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How do you remove the lens if it placed on upside down?

There is no mechanical way of placing the lens on the camera upside down. There is only one way the lens will fit into the body and it takes about 1/8 turn to lock it in place. There should be no effort to installing the lens on the camera. To remove a locked lens make sure the camera is turned off hold the camera in your right hand close to your body and with your palm up. You will now be looking at the left side of the camera, there is a D shaped button just behind the lens mount. Wrap your hand around the lens so your thumb is positioned right at this button. Push the button in with the end of your thumb as you gently turn the lens away from your body. It will detach in 1/8th turn and come away from the camera. To reinstall the lens line up the dots could be white or red set the lens into the camera body and turn the lens gently clockwise and you will hear a click. It takes less effort to do this going on and coming off then it does to open a Peanut Butter jar that has already been opened once.

Jan 13, 2011 | Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS...

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When turned on screen reads "lens error" and the camera struggles to open the lens. It won't open the screen says error and only way to turn off camera is to pull the battery out.

does the lens seem stuck, does it not extend or retract properly? Try to unstick the lens by gently pushing it in or pulling it out a little bit. IF that fails, the gears are too misaligned to repair it without opening it.

If you're out of warranty, there are third party place that replace them such as camera lens repairs.

If you want to do it yourself, there are also free camera repair guide websites that show you how to replace the lens, the replacement part is usually available on ebay.

Jul 03, 2010 | Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera

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Lens cover will not open

easy fix. yo turn it on and then very lightly tap the lens cover or push it out. then you should clean the lens because the dirt or dust on the lens is stopping the lens cover.

Aug 24, 2009 | Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera

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Lens will not extend out

Dear when u turned on the Night Mode or Indoor Mode. You should use the tripod for better result.


Jun 16, 2009 | Olympus Stylus 600 Digital Camera

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Sand in Lens of Olympus Fe-310 Digi Camera?

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. The following photo illustrates unseated guide pins that would cause a lens error.

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.

Jun 14, 2009 | Olympus FE-310 Digital Camera

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Lens will not open when I turn the camera on

Lens barrels are jammed or zoom motor is bad.
Whole lens needs to be replaced.

Mar 18, 2009 | Digital Cameras

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Camera lens stuck

Look at some of my posts today.
This may be that the lens is off track and may be able to be pushed back by a little force as you start the camera....see my other posts on this problem.

Jun 11, 2008 | Nikon COOLPIX L3 Digital Camera

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Lens stuck out; camera won't stay on

I have the same problem. Its actually because the On/Off button got pushed in somehow and its stuck. At this time right now, im not sure how to make it unstuck, but sometimes it will stay on. But when you push on, since its being held down, its stuck that way and immediately turns off because its still being held down constantly. Maybe try using a thing needle to try and push it out?

Nov 13, 2007 | Kodak EasyShare M853 Digital Camera

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Lens Stuck

Same problem guys!!! LENS HAD GOT STUCK - ABOUT ONE THIRD OUT after a knock. After lots of playing, and tapping and batteries in and out tried the whole twisting and pulling thing whilst turning off and on.

After a few minutes it came free and whole lens popped out. I then had to twist the outer part of the lens to straighten that up and allow it to fully retract. Works a treat now!

PS Tried the Sony online chat support - useless!!!!

Sep 08, 2007 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

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