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Lense error restart camera

My camera was dropped and now each time I turn the camera on it says lense error restart camera and thats what I do. I have restarted the camera in playback and each other setting and this still comes up. I am unsure of what I need to do.

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  • wajidd3 Dec 16, 2008

    when im zooming the lense of the camera .. my lense got stucked and i got a messege on the screen that "lense error, Restart the camera". when im restarting im getting the same message .. give me the solution wat to do..

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A digital camera's lens is a very easy thing to have damaged. If the lens is bent some time you can force it in to the other direction and it will pop back into place. some times the gears get stripped and the lens then has to be replaced. I replace lenses all the time because of this issue. Hope this helps.

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