Question about Fuji FinePix S1000FD Digital Camera
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! Note that you cannot remove your "outer lens". The lens on your camera is an integrated complete unit and is not designed to be dismantled. Even Fuji service centres will only replace the whole lens assembly and will not attempt to replace just a part of it.
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 Fuji service department in your country to find out about a free repair. 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. Although the article mentions Canon a few times, the advice applies equally to all cameras with lens errors and is not model-specific.
If the link doesn't work then cut and paste the following address into your browser:-
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!
Posted on Oct 05, 2010
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.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jun 22, 2010 | Canon PowerShot SD550 / IXUS 750 Digital...
Mar 03, 2010 | Fuji FinePix F410 Digital Camera
Jul 29, 2009 | Cameras
Mar 29, 2009 | Canon PowerShot A640 Digital Camera
Mar 06, 2009 | Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
Jan 26, 2009 | Fuji FinePix J10 Digital Camera
Oct 17, 2008 | Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S90 Digital Camera
Apr 04, 2008 | Fujifilm WL-FX9B 0.79x Wide Conversion...
Apr 01, 2008 | Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera
108 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: