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Kodak Easy Share Z1275 stuck lens

I turn it on the green light blinks for a second then it turns off. The lens is stuck out and wont go back in. Before it got stuck out it would turn on for a second and the lens came out a little bit then shut off until the lens was all the way out now it wont do anything but blink the green light and shut off.

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  • Melissa1212 Jun 11, 2008

    I turn it on the green light blinks for a second then it turns off. The lens is stuck out and wont go back in. Before it got stuck out it would turn on for a second and the lens came out a little bit then shut off until the lens was all the way out now it wont do anything but blink the green light and shut off.

  • chrisbinpara Jun 17, 2008

    I have the same exact problem. No grinding noises, no error messages. Press on button, blue light comes on briefly, then turns off. Lens stuck in extended position and doesn't move. Willing to open up if someone tells me what to look for and fix.



    Thanks,

    Chris

  • StephCamp Jun 18, 2008

    When I press the power button on my Z1275, the lens extends and the green light blinks. No picture or message on the screen. The only way to turn it off is to take the batteries out, but the lens stay extended. When I put new batteries in and press the power button, the lens goes back in then extends again and the green light flashes again.

    I sent it in for warranty repair and it worked for a while (took pictures and downloaded fine two times). However, before I sent it in, it was doing all of the above and after a while of trying and pressing buttons, I couldn't get it to power up at all. The camera repair person replaced a fuse, as far as I could tell from the receipt. Maybe the two problems were unrelated? We got the camera in January.

  • Anonymous Jul 16, 2008

    When I take a picture flash goes off but camera switches off and screen goes black although blue light stays on. Lens stays out. I have to switch off and on again then lens retracts.

  • Anonymous Jul 20, 2008

    Same issue here. I even sent it for warranty repair twice, and got it back working the same (or worse).

  • Anonymous Jul 28, 2008

    I have the same problem. I just got this today and it worked for about 30 mins. I put new batteries in and the same problem. The green light blinks and then it shuts down.

  • Citizen Mike Jan 23, 2009

    Camera lens came out and then the camera shut down. Several new batteries with no change. Blue light comes on, green light flashes and lens will not retract.HELP!

  • bud842 Apr 05, 2009

    I turn it on the green light blinks for a second then it turns off. The lens is stuck out and wont go back in.

  • tckadmin Apr 16, 2009

    I turned on the camera, lens popped out, light blinked and camera went off. Every time I try to turn it on the light blinks and I get nothing. The lens is stuck in the out position.

  • Anonymous May 16, 2009

    This camera was a waste of my money...

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I have a Kodak 1275. Green light would go on the off and lens was stuck open. Now for solution that worked for me. Get a can of compressed air, like what you use for computer keyboards. Blow the compressed air all around your stuck open lens, not to fast and switch directions of where you blow air around stuck opened lens. Make sure batteries are fresh and fully charged. Tap your camera against the palm of your hand twice, not to hard or you may damage instead of jarring lens lose. Next lay your camera on a table lens facing up, push power button on so camera will try to auto focus and lens should reseat itself and lens should move freely. It doesn`t have to look dirty or dusty, little tiny particles can cause the lens to get stuck and shut off fast because it is a safety feature. If this does not work try plugging your camera into computer so the lcd screen does not try to go on , thus giving even more power to get your lens moving . Do not try to force it closed by pushing or twisting with your hand or you may cause damage that will cost as much as the camera to fix.

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I took the back off with 7 screws. moved the lens back slightly and moved everything forward nice and tight.. gor a small safety clip cleaned around above the lens not touching it,, took the memory card out and powered it on.. it showed the picture through the view and the lens went back in.. good luck ! like my bizzness page :) page. www.facebook.com/diamondinkoc if it worked!!!

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My Z1275 was off with the lens open. When I turned it on, the lens moved a little, the screen came on
for an instant, and then the camera off.

Here is what I did to "fix" it.

I turned it on and helped the lens (gently) close while it was moving. It closed and the camera came on.

It must have been dropped and slightly bent in such a way where the lens could not close.

Good Luck!

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I have the same problem with my z1275. If your camera's on warranty, don't fool around.
I just went to the Kodak web site, filled out a form, quickly got an email reply with painless instructions of where and how to mail the camera. They mention a 2 week turn around from the time they receive the camera - not bad.

 

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