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Please turn off the the camera then back on again message

Please turn off the camera then back on again message keeps coming on every few seconds when camera turned on and it does not take pictures.
Anyone knows if this can be fixed or do i have to buy a new camera??
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Hello

The problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.

Use these at own risk as it may further damage the camera.

Firstly , try connecting your ac adapter or usb cable.

Try holding the shutter button while switching on the camera.

Look at the lens , and if some of the lens 'circles' is misaligned or not concentric then try wiggling it (while holding camera lens down).

Try gently pushing or pulling the lens when it extends but this is risky as it may cause the lens barrel to slip out of its guidance system.

Another way to do this is to place the camera lens down on a hard surface and then power it up. Be sure to use a soft cloth or something similar as to not scratch your lens or casing. Let the lens push the camera up and down a few times and sometimes the little resistance provided by the camera is enough to get things going again.

Try hitting your camera near the lens on the body with the soft tissue on the palm of your hand.

Other than that , I would take the camera to a repair center for a evaluation to see if it would cost more to repair than to replace the camera.

If it is still under warranty I would suggest you take it in before trying any of these steps and remove any off-brand batteries or accessories as some stores are really fussy about warranty repairs on camera's with non-brand accessories.

You can also have a look at THIS link.

Hope the advise is useful. please do not hesitate to let me know if you need any further assistance.

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Andrea

Posted on Sep 29, 2010

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When it happens again, after turning off the camera please remove the battery for a few seconds and put it in again. then switch on.
If the problem persists goto the repairshop or your dealer.

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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 Settings 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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Same message keep popping up


This means:

Force has been applied to lens (or other componant) and camera could not operate correctly.

Do the following:

1. Turn off the camera.
2. Remove your SD card, and battery
3. Wait a few minutes.
4. Insert the card and battery again.
5. If it lets you, change the settigs to the original position. (Reset the camera)
6. If the problem persist then compare the warranty and the usage period. I
7. Consult the dealer or your nearest service center if display still remains.

Regards.

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Hi there its happens when the lens not ready for work. Some how its not able to stable his focus method. That's why its stuck. There is a chances of lens guide pin disturbed or damaged & thats why continues failure. Its mean he inform you there is a system error. Another reason is memory card. Remove the card & try. If your card is virus infected the also the couse of this reason. So please visit the service center for repair that. Its a very common & repairable problem. Thanks

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