I turned my camera on one time and the lens opened but it would not do anything. I have changed batteries several times so I know it is not the power source. Now my lens is opened and the camera is completely dead. It is a Casio QV-R40 4.0 Mega Pixel. What is wrong with it?
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Hi there this is Lens guide pin problem. 99% chacHi there please follow the steps and let me know the result.
1. Ensure batteries are fully charged & clean the battery connector point in side the battery compartment.
2. Look carefully between the lens and the camera body for any sand, dirt or any damaged etc.
3. Try turning the camera with the lens facing down and shake to dislodge anything stuck
4. Try removing batteries and memory card, wait 5 minutes and refit the battery only.
5. Now turn on camera( with out card ) and see ,if working then fix the memory card & again turn on the camera. If working then fine .
Otherwise format the memory card and fix back in camera again & try. Make sure before format the memory card take a
back up all photos in your computer then format. If no luck then reset or restore the camera setting by pressing Menu key for 2 sec ..
in not done the press both Menu & self time key for 2 - 4 sec.
i hope it will gives you success. Thanks & Before you leave, if you have found my information helpful and if you haven't
already done so then please press the ACCEPT button, this is how I am paid for helping you today. POSITIVE feedback & bonus is appreciated e is replacing the lens. but before that try these below.
the lens is stuck not much you can do beside open the camera and see what stop the lens from moving <br />
if you know how to open than try its very delicate inside 1 mistake and you lose the camera <br />
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1. Remove the batteries from
the camera, wait a few minutes. Put a fresh set of batteries back in
and turn the camera
on. If that didn't work, try pressing and holding the Function or OK
button while turning the camera on. 2. If the camera's batteries ran down completely while the its lens was
still open, the camera may show a lens error or not start properly when
new batteries are installed. Remove the memory card and keep it
removed, then install the new batteries. When you turn the camera on
with the card removed it may come back to life, as this triggers a
reset in some cameras. You
don't have a memory card installed, so turn it off, slip in the sd card
and turn it on one last time.
Fixed! Several people I've described the problem to asked me if I dropped the camera, and I honestly did not remember dropping it, but I could've just forgot that it happened. Later, (after this was posted) it slipped out of my hand and fell to the carpeted floor. When I picked it up, I noticed that the lens shutter had moved (to be closer together). I turned it on, and after a few automatic adjustments, the camera was working like normal again! Perhaps the same thing that broke it, fixed it!
The following blog outlines some simple repair options for a lens error. But please first try the listed Fix #2. I heard that fix particularly works well for a camera who's battery had run down with the lens open. Please post back here with a follow up comment if any of the fixes work:
In a nutshell, this error happens when the lens gets stuck while trying to extend and comes slightly out of alignment. Particularly if it's been dropped while open. The lens gets stuck in the extended position, and refuses to move either to focus the lens or to retract when powered off.
If your camera is still under warranty, the best thing you can do have Polaroid should fix it. If your camera is out of warranty, or if Polaroid refuses to repair it for free, the one thing you can try is to If you gently, and I do mean GENTLY push against the lens with the PALM of your hand as you turn it on, it may cause it to depress back into the camera. If that doesn't work, and you can't reset it or turn it on/off several times, then you may have to send it in for a repair estimate anyway.
With the lens facing downward, hit the camera a sharp tap against the palm of the hand whilst simultaneously turning the camera 'ON'. If that fails, tap against a stiffer surface (desk or table), allowing room for the lens to extend and taking care not to damage the body of the camera.