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I WAS RUNNINIG AND I DROPPED THE POWERSHOTA560 CAMERA IN THE STREET AND NOW THE LENS DOES NOT OPEN AT ALL AND THE CAMERA SAYS RESTART CAMERA LENS ERROR. IF YOU CAN HELP ME WITH MY PROBLEM MY EMAIL ADRESS IS SHRTYSXY2000@YAHOO.COM

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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:

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

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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

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Cybershot


Haha, I have the same problem.
The lense is stuck.


I kept turning it on and off repeatedly.
And now I can view pictures on it again.

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