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Lens won't stay out and beeps saying turn off and on

The camera, when turned on, the lens goes in and out and then beeps saying turn power off an on. When turned off, the lens won't even go in all the way and shutter doesn't close. Please advise.

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If you cannot find a solution to your problem you may want to email fixityourself@gmail.com. He has good advice and good used parts at a fair price.

Posted on May 22, 2008

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When I turn the camera on it says access , the lens goes in and out then I get a beep and message reads turn the power off and on again. I've done this over and over again and it still won't work. ...


One thing to test before going to repair, make sure you are using a fully charged and correct battery for your camera.
If so, the camera will need repair. This is a common problem and can be fixed. Teleplan Camera Repair does a great job and their blog is also very informative.
Repair: http://www.teleplancamerarepair.com/Sony_Cyber-shot_DSC-W30

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there is a problem with the lens already and it might need replacement. chances are the price of a lens is almost equivalent to a new camera.. just buy a new one.

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throw it on the floor again

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well i´m the bad news guy, it could be two things, or u droped the camera and the zoom lens is out of the place and the sensors arent working properly or it´s just the sensors that are no working, the only way is to send to a repair centre normally they just replace all the lens. All the beeps it´s just to say that the lens is lost.... can´t locate it self.

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