Question about Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera
The lens on my Canon digital camera will not close... i am unable to take a pciture and do not know the reason for this....when the camera is put on i am able to see my old pictures but when i click to take a new picture the screen is blank..i dont know what to do...please help...i have the canon power shot sd 500 camera and the problem that appears is the E18...... please help me After functioning perfectly for over a two years, my camera suddenly got an E18 error and I can't zoom my lens. The camera shuts off with the lens still extended and I have to power it back on to turn it off. I Canon is going to put **** out like this, I wish they would let us know that the lifetime of their cameras is only 2 years.
E18 is a lens error and needs to be serviced by Canon. You may qualify for an upgrade to the S3 IS for a deep discount if you are interested.
Posted on May 30, 2008
I took the advice given on this site for other Canon cameras with the same problem and I got my S2IS to work. The lens was extended and wouldn't close when the camera was shut off. Here is what I did to solve the problem:
In all these attempts, the camera was turned on and within the first few seconds the following solutions were tried (the camera would seem like it was trying to operate the lens but would stop after a bit and then the dreaded E18 code would appear):
Posted on Dec 24, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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