Question about Cameras
My camera will turn on, but then it just shows access and the lens will go out as if it turns on, but then closes as if it is shutting off, then it will do that 3 more times, then it says turn off then turn on again, so I do that, but it does the same exact thing. What is wrong with it?
Lens errors are fairly common. 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 ...
Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for less than 50% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try:
Posted on May 31, 2008
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