Question about Fuji FinePix A400 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Fuji fine pix A400 zoom error

Lens on camera opens but is making a noise as if dirt is in it and zoom error flashes in red on screen. The camera has not been dropped.ICan it be repaires? Is it worth fixing or cheaper to replace it.

Posted by on

  • stw_alan Jun 22, 2008

    Help

  • Anonymous Oct 27, 2008

    Zoom lens do not work

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,689 Answers

The camera may not be dropped but the lens may have initiated incrrectly, like it was turned on inside the case that the something prevented the lens to fully mount (telescope out) to default capture position.

it is repairable with Fuji Techs, but if the cost of the repair is worth 3/4 to the original price when you got the unit and is out of its warranty, then it will be best to get it replaced, and you may use this camera for harsh environments, like outdoor trekking or a helmet cam perhaps, it just a personal idea.

http://www.fujifilm.com/products/digital_cameras/a/finepix_a500/images/a500_e_manual.pdf

Posted on Jun 22, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

When i turn on the camera fuji f480 digital camers it shows me zoom error on screen


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 ... Unfortunately, many cameras that fall prey to this can only be corrected by professional repair. But, here are some things that you can do that may correct it. They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try.

Nov 09, 2010 | Fuji FinePix A400 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Focus error? The camera won't focus. Focus Error is displayed in the viewing screen. Zoom action & everything else seems to work fine. Won't focus, won't take pictures.


This is a known issue with Fuji S3000 cameras caused by dust and dirt that get in through the loosely mounted lens mechanism, there are only three solutions.

  1. If under warranty you can send the camera in for repair.
  2. Saturate around the lens with WD40 and wiggle the lens until it becomes responsive again every month or so.
  3. Dismantle the camera and clean out around the internal gear-box and lens components about once a year.

May 03, 2010 | Fuji FinePix S3000 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Fine-Pix A400 is showing Focus Error and will not allow photos to be taken. In addition, the lens will not retract when the camera is shut off. This problem occurred after using the zoom procedure several...


Here is a quick fix to try. If you attempted to remove the focus error doing the 3 times on and off, and it didnb't help to this. Power the camera on, you will hear the gear skipping as if it is slipping. Right at the moment you turn of the camera push the lens in manually slightly and gently. This will reposition the timing of the lens to focus. This usually fixes the Focus error when the lens is stuck in the out position and never retracts. I have had this happen twice, and it cleared both times by doing this. Good Luck

Jul 22, 2009 | Fuji FinePix A400 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Fuji finepix j12 the lens is stuck open keeps saying zoom error


I'm npt sure if this will work as I have yet to try this for my self. But according to others who have had this problem pulling lens out while camera is off and then restarting camera works. If this does work please notify. Or just tell me what happens when this is done.-->

Dec 08, 2008 | Pix FUJIFILM Fine S1500fd Digital Camera

1 Answer

Zoom error


You have to make sure you take the lens cap off first before turning on the camera.Cheers Sandra

Mar 02, 2008 | Fuji FinePix S5500 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Cant take a picture


This is a common problem with this camera and it needs to be sent back to Fuji for repair.I've been through it three times and then they replaced the A350 with an A400 and now I'm having the same problems with the A400.
They want to swap it with a E500.
Both of these replacements are less of a camera then the A350.
If they won't repair it under warranty I suggest you stay away from Fuji cameras in the future,I know I will never buy one again

Nov 21, 2007 | Fuji FinePix A350 Digital Camera

1 Answer

ZOOM ERROR


I used to get that error all the time with a earlier Fuji FinePix with the slide-over lens cover. If the cover wasn't pushed back completely, the lens would extend only so far and then give an error. Make sure that there's nothing (dirt, hair) on any of the lens surfaces and make sure the lens is fully extending when you do turn the zoom on. Don't let anything touch or bump the zoom while it's moving, either.
Not sure if this will help, since you have a different model. This is what worked for me, though.

Nov 16, 2007 | Fuji FinePix F470 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Zoom error on finepixA400 camera


I had the problem with the lens being stuck out. I ended up pressing gently but with a lot of force and it collapsed while making some load clicking noises, I figured that I’d busted it, but I turned it off and back on and it worked great. I know it’s not a great fix but it might work for some of you.

Oct 19, 2007 | Fuji FinePix A400 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Camera lens cover wont open


Get onto Sony Tech Support team. This is a camera failure the will honour the warranty here I am sure.

Jul 06, 2007 | Fuji FinePix 6800 Zoom Digital Camera

1 Answer

Zoom lens won't retract


Usually down to the lens block assy being faulty.Is the lens retracting and opening properly?.It usually turns out to be worn gears in the lens drive assy or the result of a fall.Either way will be expensive repair!My advise is check and see whether camera is covered by insurance for accidental knocks.,

May 09, 2007 | Fuji FinePix A400 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Fuji FinePix A400 Digital Camera Logo

365 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Fuji Digital Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

96467 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Tony

Level 3 Expert

2598 Answers

Are you a Fuji Digital Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...