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My new Canon SX100IS is having "Lens error, Restart Camera" error

Hi Pravi,

Please help me to fix my brand new Canon SX100IS which gives the above error. I got this camera from my cousin in US. I could not use only the focus beyond a level. Otherwise the camera is fine and working. Only when I focus some objects to get it closer I get "Lens error, restart camera" and the camera goes to standby mode.

Pleaase help.

Thanks,
Rajan

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  • samkong5 Sep 18, 2008

    I have the same problem, does anyone know how to reset Canon SX100IS?

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It seems the lens assembly has an internal problem and needs to be repaired.


The lens replacement requires a qualified camera repair technician, unless you want to try in repair it yourself, which requires tools (scredrivers, soldering iron, desoldering tool, magnifier glass with light, etc).

The reason of it it may be a spring or a metal post located in the focus sub-assembly, but the only way to confirm it is opening the camera and the lens assembly.

Best regards,

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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