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Samsung NV10 lens won't retract/Autofocus doesn't work

My 1 year old Samsung NV-10 (just out of Warranty, of course) suddenly froze when powering off. The Lens only closes about 2/3 followed by 2 or 3 warning beeps. I gently tried to realign the lens tube by pushing on it with no result. I finally got frustrated and banged it against the desk so hard it move the lens out of alignment but that was easily restored by pushing it back into place. it seems firm and the lens revolve outward as they should when I power on but the autofocus does not work. When I power off the lens retracts 2/3rds of the way and gets stuck. I had a similar problem when I first bought the camera, got stuck open and would not open, close of take pictures. Got sent to Japan and repaired under warranty (cost me $25 for shipping for their defect!) it Took 6 or 8 weeks but it came back working fine...until now. I love the camera, the features the size, but am totally dis-satisfied with the quality and reliability. If anyone can suggest a way to fix this I would be greatful (the camera store told me it would be $250 to repair a $300 camera!) otherwise does anyone want to buy a $300 paperweight?

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  • osalem Nov 17, 2008

    I have a samsung NV-10 digital camera. Recently the lens that pops out when you turn the camera on, is not stuck in the open, expanded position. Now when I turn the camera on, it beeps 4 times then turns off, with the lens expanded. Any idea how this can be fixed?

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Please check your manufacture warranty as my samsung nv10 comes with a 2 year warranty

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