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Dropped camera in sand...

... Now the lens won't come out when I turn in on. It says, "Lens error: 111, 0, 0, 95." or "111, 0, 0, 87", or "115, 0, 0, 111" etc.... ??? Any suggestions on how to fix it myself? Haha, before I crack it open anyway? I need it this weekend...... =[

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Maybe because there are some sand particles stuck between the lens mechnisim, you will need to open it up to clean it out.

or the lens may have been pushed too far in, you will need to open it and gently push it back foward only a little,

No i cannot walk you through opening and reassembling since everycamera is different, But
1.) these contain small parts so be very carfeul
2.) do not force or pry apart you will break stuff
3.) remeber where you took the screws out from
4.) be very gentle when pusing holding clips not to break them
5.) do not disassemble more than you need to, just taking out the case may or may not give you axcess to the lens
6.) BE VERY CARFUL
7.) keep alcohol handy ,, for cleaning and for drinking

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

  • Rishi Roshan Ali Jul 15, 2008

    Oh you can try gently tapping and pulling the lens free before you open it up

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Your best bet is to just open it up and try and blow the sand out but you will want to be very careful.
Hope this helps.
Thanks,
Lee

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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