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Hi,
Follow this steps in order the resolve the issue.

  • What you can try to do is spray some compressed air into the lens to try to free up any sand or dust that may have worked its way in. If that doesn't help, you can gently bump the camera to try to free the focusing ring.
  • Switch the camera OFF and then ON again 2-3 times.
  • Remove and recharge / replace the battery, If the error does not clear, Keep battery battery out of the camera overnight, and try again the next day.

Else your device need service (repair)
Good Luck & have a nice day.

Posted on Sep 05, 2010

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