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Lens is stuck

When I switch the camera on, the word access appears on the screen and I get this whirling sound which won't stop even when the camera is switched off. Please help

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Re: lens is stuck

I had this problem and whacking the front of the camera against the palm of my hand a few times freed it up so it worked again.

Posted on Feb 02, 2008

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