My Polaroid i634 digital Camrea lens is stuck out and when i try to turn it on it will show my start up picture and then turn black and a green lite will been on and den make 3 time beeping sound help me fix it please.
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error 99 may be the only error that the camera can identify with the problem. Generally this is dirty contacts in the camera and on the lens. The fix is to rub them with a pencil eraser and ensure no rubber swarf gets inside the camera. ( Hold upside down and use a blower and brush for cameras after doing it. Do the same to the lens contacts and re position turn on camera and see if it works ok now. Please rate my help++++Thanks for using FIXYA
Lens errors are fairly common. 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 ...
hi...The transmission system that moves the lens in and out has a problem with it's gears. There is most likely a gear or an actuator that has fallen out of alignment and is getting stuck at a certain point as the lens comes in/out.There is some disturbacnce of the lens arrangement that is preventing the lens from coming in/out.Any of these symptoms above could trigger the camera to shut itself off to protect itself from further damage. thank u rate me!!!
Usually when a digital camera has lens issues, they will turn on very briefly, then turn off. Try holding the bottom button in on the lcd side as you push the power button to see if your camera will display stored pictures. My daughter dropped her boyfriends 1060 in muddy water the other day and I cleaned it enough to get it to show pictures but couldn't get the lens to work. A drop or a speck of dirt will stop the lens from working. Haven't had much luck getting lens unstuck, but have replaced the lens unit, usually better to buy new camera unless you are very handy and can find a 1060 with a good lens and bad LCD, which I have done a few times. Looking on Ebay, most of the 1060's being sold 'as is' have bad lens and good LCD's......not good for us....hope this helps.
this occured to me whilst using my Sony P200, took it appart and found the lens motor had basically jumped its gears and jammed, the only solution was to replace the lense section (as motor & gears were built in) as no other part was damaged but to do that it would be at least £70 and the camera had dropped value to £160 and i could get a better camera for that amount...so my advice get a new one. and sell the remains on eBay.
On most lenses the way to test if your old lens works on a cannon digital to set the camera to AV then set the iris to the small setting ie F16/F22 then use the stopdown button.
Things that might happen
1 The lens will close down OK
2 The error 99 will show,will need are rechip if avaliable
3 Nothing happens, will need a rechip
Q.Why will it work inside but not outside.
A. Inside the camera needs light so the iris is full open, outside the lens needs to close down and if not compatible it is unable to close down. will need a rechip