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Lens error the lens is stuck out and makes a beeping noise when you turn it on but the camera wont turn o just beeps and shuts off. when it first happened it said lens error and shut off, but now it just beeps and shuts off. I was just wondering how to fix it myself. ? thanks

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Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ... Unfortunately, many cameras that fall prey to this can only be corrected by professional repair. But, here are some things that you can do that may correct it. They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try.

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