Question about Sony Cameras

1 Answer

My camera sony DSC-W35 turn tha power off and on again

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 455 Answers

Hi,

This may be an issue with the Lens unit in the Camera, as it is

stuck. This can be resolved by trying the troubleshooting steps

like Power resetting and Factory resetting.

Power resetting:
Remove the batteries from the Camera.
Press and hold the POWER BUTTON of the Camera for 15
seconds.
Then, reinsert the batteries after 1 minute.

Factory resetting:(This can be performed only if the Menu is
accessible)
To reset the Camera, select the INITIALIZE Option from the
SET UP1 Menu of the Camera to OK.
Menu-->Setup-->Setup 1-->Initialize-->OK

If the issue is not resolved after trying the above troubleshooting steps, service may be required.

Posted on Aug 07, 2010

Ad

3 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
IrishDruid
  • 2712 Answers

SOURCE: sony dsc-w35

Can you tell me what text?

Posted on May 14, 2008

  • 11967 Answers

SOURCE: SONY DSC-W35

Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera

This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camera. Some common error messages that might show up on the LCD's of cameras with this problem include “E18 lens error”, or “lens error, restart camera”. Some cameras might show nothing at all, but merely make a beeping noise as the lens goes out, then in, then the camera shuts off. Sometimes the lens won't even move.
The problem is actually quite common throughout all camera brands. 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. Believe it or not, one BIG contributor to lens errors is using a camera case. Sand, gunk, case fibers, etc... accumulate at the bottom of the case. These materials love to cling to the camera by electrostatic build-up from the camera rubbing against the side of the case (especially those cases with soft fibrous intreriors). Once these materials work their way into the lens mechanism, that's all she wrote. I have many Canon's, and NEVER use a case for this very reason.
A camera owner that suffers this problem may have no recourse for having the camera repaired. Many camera makers will not honor repairing this problem under warranty as they claim it is due to impact damage to the camera, or sand or debris getting into the lens gearing mechanism (neither of which is covered under warranty). The quoted repair cost is usually close to or more than what the camera is actually worth.
Fortunately, about half the cameras that suffer this failure can easily be fixed by one of the following methods. None of these methods involve opening the camera, although some have potential to cause other damage to the camera if excessively done. If the camera is still under warranty, before trying any of these, please please first contact your camera's maker to see if they'll cover the repair, or to determine how much they'll charge for the repair. Who knows, you might get lucky. But if they quote you a number that's higher than the value of your camera, you may want to consider the following methods.
The methods are listed in the order of risk of damaging your camera. Thus make sure you try them in the listed order. And remember, these fixes (especially #6 and 7) should only be considered for a camera that's out of warranty, who's cost of repair would be excessive, and would otherwise be considered for disposal if unrepaired:
Fix #1: Remove the batteries from the camera, wait a few minutes. Put a fresh set of batteries back in (preferably rechargeable NiMH 2500mah or better) and turn the camera on. If that didn't work, try pressing and holding the Function or OK button while turning the camera on.
Fix #2: Remove the batteries, then remove the memory card. Then install new batteries, and turn on the camera. If you get an Error E30, it means you don't have a memory card installed, so turn it off, slip in the memory card and turn it on one last time.
Fix #3: Insert the cameras Audio/Video (AV) cable, and turn the camera on. Inserting this cable ensures that the camera's LCD screen remains off during the start process. Thus extra battery power is available to the camera's lens motor during startup. This extra power can be useful in overcoming grit or sand particals that may be jamming the lens. If the AV cable doesn't fix the lens error by itself, consider keeping this cable installed while trying fixes 4, 5, and 7 as a means to provide extra help to these fixes. But note that I DON'T recommend keeping the cable installed during Fix 6 as you may damage the AV port while tapping the camera. Reinsert the cable only AFTER tapping the camera.
Fix #4: Place the camera flat on its back on a table, pointed at the ceiling. Press and hold the shutter button down, and at the same time press the power-on button. The idea is that the camera will try to autofocus while the lens is extending, hopefully seating the lens barrel guide pins in their slots.
Fix #5: Blow compressed air in the gaps around the lens barrels with the idea of blowing out any sand or grit that may be in there jamming the lens. Other variations include blowing with a hair dryer in “no heat” setting, or sucking the gaps with a vacuum (careful with this one).
Now we're entering into the realm of potentially damaging your camera in conducting the fix. There is definitely some risk here, so take care when conducting the following two fixes.
Fix #6: Repeatedly tap the padded/rubber usb cover on a hard surface with the intent of dislodging any particles that may be jamming the lens. Other variations include hitting a side of the camera against the palm of your hand. A lot of people have reported success with this method. HOWEVER, there is also some potential for damaging or dislodging internal components with this method, such as unseating ribbon cables, or cracking LCD screens.
Fix #7: Try forcing the lens. More people have reported success with this method than with any of the other methods. HOWEVER, there's obviously some potential for damaging your camera by using this method. Variations include gently pulling, rotating, and/or twisting the lens barrel while hitting the power button. Attempt to gently straighten or align the barrel if it's crooked or twisted. Another variation includes looking for uneven gaps around the lens barrel, and then pushing on the side of the lens barrel that has the largest gap (note pushing the lens barrel all the way in is NOT recommended as it may become stuck there). While doing any of the above, listen for a click that indicates that the lens barrel guide pins may have reseated in their guide slots. If you hear this click, immediately stop and try the camera.

Posted on Apr 05, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

When I turn on sony cyber-shot camera I get a screen display that states "access". The lens keeps going in and out and then it states,"turn the power off and on again" What's...


When I turn on sony cyber-shot camera I get a Problem with the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera when I turn on sony cyber-shot camera I get a screen display that states "access". The lens keeps going in and out and then it states,"turn the power off and on again" What's wrong??

Oct 12, 2011 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Sony dsc-w35


Can you tell me what text?

May 14, 2008 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Hello i have a sony dsc-w35/w55 camera and when i switch it on i get access then it bleps and says turn off power and on again but still cannot get to operate .Can it be fixed?


Hi,
Due to malfunctioning of FLASH UNIT assembly this message appears"turn off the power and on again". A very common problem in these models. Just replace the COMPLETE FLASH ASSY and camera will work fine again. The detail of part is given below:

1- For DSC-W55 Part Number Description

A-1231-877-A ST-133 BOARD, COMPLETE
2- For DSC-W35

A-1254-671-A ST-133 BOARD, COMPLETE
Thanks.

May 13, 2011 | Sony Cameras

3 Answers

When I turn on my Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 the screen is dark with the word "Access" on it, moments later it tells me to power it off adn on again, any ideas?


Its lens error in your DSC-W35 camera.
Lens mechanism is either stuck or not retract completely and system control sense this error. Please replace lens assembly to get it fixed because lens mechanism is not repairable.
Thanks.

Dec 20, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera

3 Answers

I lost my sony cybershot dscw35 camers's cd. where can i get the softwar and driver


You can download the camera driver software here:

http://sony.driversdown.com/sony-drivers/Sony-DSC-W35-Cyber-shot-Cameras-Picture-Motion-Browser-Driver-Version-2.0-for-Windows-XP-2000-Vista_73892.shtml

Nov 20, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera

2 Answers

SONY DSC W35 "Access" "Turn the power off and on again"


Yes this can be cleaned with a can of compressed air. but I feel you went above the call of duty here to repair it yourself and I congradulate you for your go getter do it yourself attidude and action. Now you might have to chalk this thing up and get a new camera as once these are cracked open its done unless you now what exactly you are doing, its like a kid in a cookie jar effect..

Sep 23, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Can i get a free manual for sony cyber-shot dsc-w35 digital camera?


yes there is a manual where u can download online for that model....check this website than just download the manual...hope this is what ur looking for..

http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-documents.pl?mdl=DSC-W35&region_id=1

Sep 13, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera

1 Answer

My dsc-w35 error : turn off then turn on again my E-mail address TGoosh@yahoo.com please how to repair the motor and lens more recommendtion.


the error it shows is due to the fact that you should have dropped your camera down to the floor. the only way is to replace your damaged lens part with the help of a service centre. it costs about 60$ to do it.

May 27, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera

1 Answer

My dsc-w35 error : turn off then turn on again


The problem is with the lens motor. You must replace the motor that pulls the lens in and out. That will solve the problem.

Mar 25, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera

2 Answers

HOW CAN I USE SONY DSC-W35 AS WEB CAM


my save this problem,and my sony DSC-W35 is not use to webcam

Nov 18, 2008 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W35 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cameras Logo

Related Topics:

232 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

james laughton
james laughton

Level 3 Expert

2185 Answers

Are you a Sony Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...