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Lens Error I have installed new batteries in my camera, and when I turn it on, I get a message that says Lens error. The batteries are installed correctly, what do you think the problem may be. Thanks

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  • terrickbridg Apr 29, 2009

    I have the same problem and I don't recall dropping the battery. This problem has happen before and one day when I turn it on it was okay. Well since Feb'09 after leaving my camera on my lens got stuck, but eventually closed. Now when I try to turn my camera on it just says Lens Error and then cut offf. How can I fix this?

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It sound like your lens is either jammed or the motor that causes the lens to open has a problem. First try spraying a can of compressed air around the lens while you turn it on. Also make sure that you are using high output batteries. Digital camera's require high capacity batteries to operate properly but if you are getting a error message then that means that the camera is turning on. Usually if you use regular batteries the camera will just cycle on and off but the lens will come out and go back in. Has this camera been dropped?

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