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Hi your unit may has dirty on the switch of cover detect or impact damaged. your local repair shop would charge around $65 to 185 depend on what they really want to charge. Thanks and best regard!

Posted on May 26, 2011

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When opening the camera the options work even the front cam works but back cam show black on the screen


Check whether camera lens cover open, if its open you need to contact your phone vendor to replace or re-fix the camera if there any contact issues.

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How to protect ur Digi cam?????


If u have Digital Cam and you want to protect then don't touch the cam lans because if u touch it and try to clean them u scratch the cam lens cover..after do this the pic who u capture is not so good and the life of the Digital cam is too low ...so b careful about your cam lens and cover it very carefully...if u want to clean your cam lens then u use a cotton..because cotton is less harmful for cam lens as compare to another source ..Thanks..

on Jan 27, 2010 | Cameras

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Solution for nikon "lens Cover Error"


Nikon Coolpix S5/S6 “LENS COVER ERROR”
 
In this document I have given a solution to fix the problem most of the Nikon coolpix S5/S6 cameras face. At power –on it give an error “Lens Cover Error”
 
Before opening the camera I would suggest you to take a snap of each and every step. Because it will helpful while you are fixing the screws back. There are many screws which has to be opened. So better take a photo of each and every step.
 
IMP NOTE: Remove the battery before opening the camera. Use some antistatic strip to prevent the components from getting damaged Or Keep your feet touched to the floor such that your body remains grounded.
 
Follow the below steps in the given order:
 
Step 1> Remove the screws at the bottom of camera
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Step 2>Remove the side screws
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Step 3> Remove the side screws as given below .
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Step 4>Lift the cover and remove the cables which connects the switches to the camera. These cables are fitted in a small connector. There is a tiny lock (present for few connectors)  on the connector, which on pulling it across its hinges, will open and the cable comes out easily. You need not pull it forcefully.
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Step 5> Remove the screw as shown below
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Step 6> Lift the screen as shown below.
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Step 7> Remove the cables and screws as shown below.
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Step 8> Lift the screen panel as given below.
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Step 9>
Remove cables as shown below.
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Step 10>
Remove the cables as given below.
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Step 11> Remove cables.
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Step 12> Remove cables
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Step 13> Remove the 4 wires using a soldering iron.
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Step 14>
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Step 15> Removing at this stage is a bit difficult. You will have to open it cleverly. Lift it from the side as shown below.
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Step 16>
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Step 17>Below figure shows the lens cover and the stepper motor which controls the lens civer.
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Step 18> To remove the stepper motor remove the screws as given below.
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Step 19> Below figure shows the stepper motor used for lens cover
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Step 20> Below figure shows the stepper motor which is used to control the lens cover. There is a small white switch on this motor. This Switch is used by the camera to detect whether the camera lens cover has is open or closed. When we switch on the camera the lens cover (which is shown in step 17) opens and in turn it presses the white switch show below. If the lens cover is unable to press this switch, then the error “Lens cover Error” flashes on the camera.
I would suggest 3 different ways to solve this problem.
1>     Fix some glue on the white switch shown in the below figure, such that it remains pressed forever. Because of this, camera will never give the error message. Remove the lens cover (which is shown in step 17) forever. You don’t  need it anymore. Now fix the below stepper motor back in the camera and follow the steps in the reverse order to fix the camera components.
2>     Buy a new stepper motor from the market. Its quite cheap. Fix it back in the camera. Here you need not remove the lens cover. Follow the steps in the reverse order to fix the camera.
3>     In this method you can open the stepper motor to fix the problem. Now follow the steps given below.
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Step 21>
Remove the screws as shown below.
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Step 22> Remove the gears one-by-one. See the placements because you have place them again in the right order.
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Step 23>
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Step 24> The gear shown below is the culprit. Remove it. There is a tension spring present inside this gear. Do remember the position of this gear before removing this gear. Its placement is very important.
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Step 25> The spring is shown below.
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Step 26> Now the switch shown in step 20 does not get pressed because of reduced tension of the spring. Increase the tension of this spring by pulling it in opposite direction. Place the spring back in the gear and follow the steps in the reverse order to solve the problem. Now because of increased tension of the spring, the lens cover will be able to Press the switch shown in fig 20.
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Happy debugging
Mukesh

























on Mar 25, 2009 | Nikon COOLPIX S6 Digital Camera

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In my w700i when i open camera,it shows to open the lens cover


hi friend,
in your mobile back side. a lens protection cover is there. so, when you go for capture a picture then, firstly remove that cover. it never say that statement again, if you open your camera. when lens cover not removed. it show similar statement again.....!




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Rakesh

Feb 13, 2011 | Sony Ericsson W700i Cellular Phone

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Mobile cam is problem . It shows open lens cover. I opened lens cover after that also shows like that i want clear solution for that problem.


Mobile cam is problem . It shows open lens cover. I opened lens cover after that also shows like that i want clear solution for that problem.

Oct 31, 2010 | Sony Ericsson W700i Cellular Phone

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Acer KAV60 netbook. Webcam working ok one week


Sorry to hear that... Well the first option I would try is to:

Uninstall the Web cam Driver

Go to Acer's Support Site

Download the web cam driver and see if that fixes the problem!

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My screen is blank can not see anything


do you have the lens cover open? do you get any error code or warning message? do this: make sure you have fully charged battery. close the lens cover.make sure cam is off.open lens cover by sliding it down until click is heard.if no go.close lens cover.make sure cam is off.remove the battery from cam for at least 15secs.reinsert battery.open lens cover until you hear the click.if no go try this. can you see the operational buttons and icons on the screen? if you do try to initialize the camera. touch HOME ->settings (looks like a toolbox icon) -> Main Settings (touch OK) -> [Initialize] -> [OK]. if it doesn't work service might be required.thanks :)

Mar 19, 2010 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T9 Digital Camera

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I cant take photos


ok.under the lens cover there is a small switch which may lose it's place.
to find it remove the batterry cover , remove the two screws on the body of lens cover,then remove the rear cover (plastic and metal-one body) and you''ll find the tiny switch.Put it in a right place to work when lens cover open.

Nov 13, 2007 | Sony Ericsson K750i Cellular Phone

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Lens will not come out of camera


There is a workaround for this problem, when the lens cover is open press down on the area of the lens cover on the "s" of Olympus. This can operate the switch that opens the lens etc. The long term fix is to remove the lens cover by removing the 2 screws at the base of the lens cover, take the lens cover off and gently clean around the switch which is behind the "s" of Olympus when the cover is on. I found that the grease/oil Olympus had used on the switch attracted dust etc and by cleaning this off the camera began working. Be careful when taking the lens cover off, there is also a very small metal plate that separates from the lens cover - don't lose it.

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