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Camera beeps and turns off and lens won't retract

My son's AGFAPhOTO DC-2030b digital camera will not retract the zoom lens and has started beeping when it is turned on and then immediately turns off after about three beeps. Any ideas why and how it can be fixed?

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Lens error / Battery expire.
1. Use a new battery will fully charged and then use it. Hope you get good result.

2. Some time lens zooming gear getting damaged by dust. if that gear is scrached by dust then your lens can't work and it will stucked. Your camera automatically turn off.

Of those 2 85% chance of poor/ long time used Battery & 15% chance of lens zooming gear damaged.

Thanks, i am waiting for your feed back & if you satisfied then thumps me please.

Posted on Jan 31, 2010

Testimonial: " Got camera replaced as it was still under warranty but the shop thought that the lens zoom mechanism had somehow been damaged. Thxs for you comments."

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