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Lens fails to zoom out (physically)

I switch the camera on and can hear the "motor" mechanism trying to drive the lenses out but they fail to come out well they come only partially out) Is there a fix or is it worth getting repaired?

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If you cannot find a solution to your problem you may want to email fixityourself@gmail.com. He has good advice and good used parts at a fair price.

Posted on May 22, 2008

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Bought a camera off of ebay it worked, brilliant condition after a couple of days, with only 2 uses the zoom bit failed to come out on start up zoom error came up on the screen and through the view...


Your camera has a lens error, this is such a common fault that I hope you don't mind me pasting my stock generic answer below. No point in reinventing the wheel!

Stuck lenses are probably the most common reason that compact digital cameras get thrown away, but there's a fair chance of recovering use of your camera again

The fault is commonly caused by dirt or grit blocking the mechanism, or due to it having suffered a recent fall. Another common cause is that the camera was in a pocket or bag and the power button accidentally activated and tried to open the lens against resistance. The mechanism may have simply become dislodged or there may be parts which have broken.

If your camera is still under warranty and has definitely not been subject to misuse then contact the manufacturers service department in your country to find out about a free repair. (NOTE: warranty only good for the original owner). If the warranty has expired though a professional repair will far exceed the cost of replacing your camera. You will therefore have nothing to lose by trying to fix this yourself.

Please click here and you will be taken to an excellent article provided by the Camera Repair website. For the most part, you'll be guided on how to physically manipulate your camera to try and clear the fault.

If the link doesn't work then cut and paste the following address into your browser:-

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

Good luck, I hope you manage to use this information to fix your camera. Please take a moment to rate the free answer I have provided for you and any testimonial which you might wish to add is always welcome!

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Shutter wont open or close


Hi seems to be a mechanical problem.

Feb 20, 2008 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX3 Digital Camera

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Lens wont open


It might seem too obvious, or be something you have already tried, but low battery power can cause this. The camera may appear to be 'on', but the batteries lack the power to drive the servo motor/mechanism to open the lens,
as this is the most power hungry function when firing up a lensed digital camera.
If new batteries fails to fix it, take it to your supplier, the mechanism that operates the lens may need replacement...

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Nikkon Lens works on Manual only now.


the autofocus motor in lense assembly is worn out. once changed it will start working fine.

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Zoom lenses is extended but wont go back in


Switch on and PRESS the "wide angle" selector switch. (in camera mode)
Now the lens should move partially back in.
If it does not move inwards at all and you do not hear a whirring noise, then the activator motor is defect.(or the lens assy is out of alignment). (or a foreign object has entered the gearing, and stalling the motor)
If you do hear the motor running, then a gear might be stripped.
All these faults do require to take the camera apart.

Mar 08, 2009 | Fuji FinePix F650 Digital Camera

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Zooming lens got stuck up


The lens need to be replaced and is failing I have new lenses in stock if you need more information go to www.digitalcamrepair.com.

Mar 02, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W30 Digital Camera

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL ALL WEATHER


1) Make sure that the batteries are in good condition
2) Check and clean any dirt or corrosion from the battery terminals.

If the power supply voltage suddenly drops during initialization,
or when the lens is trying to extend itself, it could produce this
kind of error.

3) Make sure that the lens extension tubes are not mechanically
jammed.

4) Remove the batteries, turn the unit ON and wait for it to fully
discharge any internal capacitors, then put the batteries back
and try to turn the unit back on. This should fully RESET the
internal CPU.
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Generally this kind of error means that the camera's internal
computer is trying to activate the lens zooming motors, but
the motors fail to move as expected.

Other causes could be:
a) burned out ZOOM motors
b) burned out motor drive circuitry
c) bad motor positioning sensor
d) defective computer components
e) failed internal firm-ware.

none of these cause are user fixable.

Hope this helps
Martin

Nov 10, 2008 | Olympus Stylus 700 / 700 Digital Camera

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Jammed digital zoom lens


For whatever reason, the lens has failed. This can be caused by many things: the lens motor has failed or is stuck, the gears involved in driving the lens have jammed, or, as pointed out previously, the lens itself, a series of tubes which fit into one another has become stuck. You can try GENTLY pressing down on the lens when you first power the camera to see if you can free up the stuck lens. If that doesn't work, I'm afraid you are going to have to get the camera serviced.
The clicking sound you're hearing is the lens trying to move itself. Unfortunately, it's probably not going to be fixed by pushing on the lens. You are going to have to get the camera serviced. Sorry!

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Zoom lens won't retract


The motor mechanism has failed electrically or through damage- taking a knock. Either way nothing for you to do- unless you are a watch maker or good with fine tools. A repair will cost much as a new camera. Try both -a self repair and a new camera. You may get lucky and have two cameras

Aug 28, 2007 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

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The camera zoom got jammed


This can be caused by several different situations. Most commonly the camera has experienced some kind of impact which knocks an element out of alignment, preventing the lens from rotating normally. Symptoms of this include: *you may hear no mechanical sound at all when the camera is turned on *you may see visibly mis-aligned components of the lens *you may hear a loud "snap snap" sound as the camera tries to move the lens when the camera is powered on The second most common cause is a particle of sand getting stuck in the focus motor drive gears. This prevents the focus element from moving normally and causes the camera to shut off to prevent damage to the lens assembly. Symptoms of this include: *A loud "buzzing" sound when the camera is turned on, followed by the beeping and shutdown. Finally the third most common cause of this problem is a broken tooth on the zoom motor drive gears. Symptoms of this include: *the sound of the running motor with a regular "click click click" sound for several seconds. This will not be a "snap snap" sound, that is a different problem. *the lens will move in and out easily by hand as if free from any resistance. All of these problems require disassembly to repair. The charge is around $125 at my shop. Broken drive gears are generally This can be caused by several different situations. Most commonly the camera has experienced some kind of impact which knocks an element out of alignment, preventing the lens from rotating normally. Symptoms of this include: *you may hear no mechanical sound at all when the camera is turned on *you may see visibly mis-aligned components of the lens *you may hear a loud "snap snap" sound as the camera tries to move the lens when the camera is powered on The second most common cause is a particle of sand getting stuck in the focus motor drive gears. This prevents the focus element from moving normally and causes the camera to shut off to prevent damage to the lens assembly. Symptoms of this include: *A loud "buzzing" sound when the camera is turned on, followed by the beeping and shutdown. Finally the third most common cause of this problem is a broken tooth on the zoom motor drive gears. Symptoms of this include: *the sound of the running motor with a regular "click click click" sound for several seconds. This will not be a "snap snap" sound, that is a different problem. *the lens will move in and out easily by hand as if free from any resistance. All of these problems require disassembly to repair. The charge is around $125 labor at my shop.

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