Question about Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX01 Digital Camera
While taking pictures I got error message to turn camera off then on again I did this lens did not retract and when I turned camera back on I got same message I thought maybe battery was low so I recharged inserted battery and got same error message -"turn camera off then on again" -I have done this many times lens remains extended camera will not take pictures -
The only thing not functioning was the lens I could turn on off see menus etc but could not take a picture and the lens would not retract - My husband cleaned the battery terminals on battery & in camera -IT WORKED !!!! good as new -
Posted on Apr 06, 2008
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Lens Error fix for Digital Camera
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May 03, 2011 | Digital Cameras
1 Turn the camera off
2 Hold the camera face down over a hard surface (Like you are going to take of your desk) with only about half an inch above the surface.
3 Turn the camera on
4 Let the lens extend into the hard surface, don't let it extend all the way. It will retracted slightly and then tried to extend again (let it extend the second time).
5 Lift the camera away from the hard surface and notice that the error message is gone.
I hope this steps will help you to resolved your issues.
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Apr 04, 2011 | Digital Cameras
Jan 23, 2011 | Canon Powershot SD450 / IXUS 55 Digital...
I'm sure that every1 looking at this right now would love to
be able to do a quick fix for the dreaded E18 error. Well, I have fixed mine
several time in less time that it takes to take a picture. So here it is: This
error occurs when the lens is "stuck" or not extending "straight". The error can
happen in 3 ways: either when the lens wont "come out", or "comes out" and then
retracts, or does not retract at all. Mine did all of these at one stage or
1) If the lens doesn't extend at all or it extends, but then retracts again, do as follow:
Turn the camera off. Place the camera on it's back with the lens facing up and have a look at the "spacing" between the lens and the lens housing. You'll probably notice that the gap is NOT EVEN all the way around. To fix this, simply -VERY GENTLY- press down on the side where the gap is the biggest. You will hear a "click" as it pops back in place. Try powering it back on.
2) If the lens is extended all the time and won't retract at all, do as follow:
Turn the camera off. Take the camera in one hand and with the other gently, in turn, take the two part of the lens and gently move it round in a circular movement. Do so with both sections of the lens. You will once again hear a little "click" as it pops back in place. Power the camera on.
This has worked for me many times and it seems to happen when the camera has been carried around and possible had a little knock. I hope this is of help to someone else.
Jan 05, 2011 | Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera
Error: TURN THE POWER OFF AND ON AGAIN is displayed on the LCD screen when the Lens Mechanism is stuck or when affected by any malfunction. If turning the power on and off again does not resolve the error message, try doing a power reset and Initialize option.
Performing a manual power reset
Turn off the camera.
Remove the battery pack.
Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds.
Allow the camera to remain without power for 60 seconds.
Reinsert the battery pack.
Turn on the camera.
To reset the Camera back to factory default, select the INITIALIZE Option from the Main Settigs 1 Menu of the Camera to OK.This will set the user defined settings back to factory default. The images and videos will not get deleted.
If the issue persists, service may be required.
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