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Re: "System Error" message in LCD

Having a "System Error" message display on the camera's LCD display generally indicates a problem where the camera will need to come to Nikon for repair. A System Error is a general error which can be caused by many things: lens problem, CF Card problem, general camera failure, etc. Before sending the camera in, check these: Use the memory card that originally came with the camera (or a Nikon approved card) Remove and replace the battery If the error is still displayed, contact Nikon's Service Department (below). If the above tips do not help the camera must be sent to Nikon Service, there are no user serviceable parts on Nikon Coolpix cameras. We apologize for the inconvenience and will do everything we can to repair your Nikon camera as quickly as possible.

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I got message "system error


Having a "System Error" message display on the camera's LCD display generally indicates a problem where the camera will need to come to Nikon for repair. A System Error is a general error which can be caused by many things: lens problem, CF Card problem, general camera failure, etc. Before sending the camera in, check these:
  1. Use the memory card that originally came with the camera (or a Nikon approved card) [/*]
  2. Remove and replace the battery [/*]

Mar 05, 2011 | Nikon Coolpix 8800 Digital Camera

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Lens error displayed in the left corner of the LCD. The objecting does not retract...no mechanical damage has been applied. Changing the batteries did not help.


Hello

Unfortunately a "lens error" message is not something that you will be able to fix. This error indicates a system failure and requires the camera to be sent in for servicing and repair.

Oct 30, 2010 | Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Digital Camera

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Warning/error message on lcd


Are you still experiencing your problem? I have friends who work with BenQ and I can chase for you if it is still a problem.

Oct 08, 2008 | BenQ DC3410 Digital Camera

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Sytem error 10


Hi - I found this info on the Nikon Australia website:

"System Error" or "Lens Error" message in LCD monitor trnsp.gif Question My COOLPIX camera displays a "System Error" or "Lens Error" message. What should I do? trnsp.gif Answer Having a "System Error" or "Lens Error" message displayed on the camera's LCD monitor would generally indicate that your camera needs servicing. A System Error is a general error which can be caused by many things: lens problem, CF Card problem, general camera failure, etc. To troubleshoot, please try the following:
  1. Use the memory card that originally came with your camera (or a Nikon approved card).
  2. Remove and replace the battery.
On the other hand, a Lens Error generally means that an error has occured during the lens operation. To troubleshoot, please try the following:
  1. Turn off the camera.
  2. Remove and replace the battery.
  3. Turn on the camera.
If the above tips do not help, your camera must be sent to our Nikon Authorised Service Centres, there are no user serviceable parts in our Nikon COOLPIX cameras. We apologize for any inconvenience caused and we will do everything to repair your Nikon camera as quickly as possible. Click Here for our Nikon Authorised Service Centres details.


Sort of like a Windows Restart to reset the memory.

Hope this helps.

May 09, 2008 | Nikon Coolpix 4600 Digital Camera

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Nikon coolpix 4600.


Hi I found this info on the Nikon Australia website:

"System Error" or "Lens Error" message in LCD monitor trnsp.gif Question My COOLPIX camera displays a "System Error" or "Lens Error" message. What should I do? trnsp.gif Answer Having a "System Error" or "Lens Error" message displayed on the camera's LCD monitor would generally indicate that your camera needs servicing. A System Error is a general error which can be caused by many things: lens problem, CF Card problem, general camera failure, etc. To troubleshoot, please try the following:
  1. Use the memory card that originally came with your camera (or a Nikon approved card).
  2. Remove and replace the battery.
On the other hand, a Lens Error generally means that an error has occured during the lens operation. To troubleshoot, please try the following:
  1. Turn off the camera.
  2. Remove and replace the battery.
  3. Turn on the camera.
If the above tips do not help, your camera must be sent to our Nikon Authorised Service Centres, there are no user serviceable parts in our Nikon COOLPIX cameras. We apologize for any inconvenience caused and we will do everything to repair your Nikon camera as quickly as possible. Click Here for our Nikon Authorised Service Centres details.


Seems you may just have to remove and replace the battery - sort of like a Windows Restart to fix a computer problem! - this would reset your camera's memory.

Hope this helps.

Apr 29, 2008 | Nikon Coolpix 4600 Digital Camera

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Lcd reads system error


Apparently often related to a lens motor malfunction. My old 4300 just gave this error for the first time today. The lens extended but made a whirring noise before the message popped up. Nothing I tried would fix it - but after I drove home it worked fine again.

I had a similar problem over a year ago after the camera fell out of my backpack (it was in its own bag but not well padded). When I used it the lens stuck and refused to retract, but I don't recall a "System Error" message. After a few tries, the lens went in and it's been fine since, until today.

Make sure there's nothing (dust, dirt) stuck in the lens barrels. Otherwise, just keep turning it on and off and hope it works.

Dec 31, 2007 | Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera

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Lens error


This is the lens focus gears. They are either knocked out of alignment, or debris has jammed them. The good news is it can be fixed....Casio most likely won't help. Hint...google my user name.

Dec 24, 2007 | Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z60 Digital Camera

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Sanyo camera


then stop opening it..... oh i couldnt help that. system errors means something obviously is wrong and beside electronics many focus and lens errors...but in real terms system errors sound more like electronics,example the ccd or micro or lcd..etc. good luck

Sep 01, 2007 | Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera

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Need help


Error messages seen at power-on if not caused by the memory card are generally related to the lens assembly either being jammed or malfunctioning. We do not see many Casio cameras here in my shop but I can say that statement applies to these kind of cameras in general. Hold the camera close to your ear when you power it on. Do you hear a series of different sounds, or do you hear chattering or repeating sounds? Perhaps no sounds at all? David Millier Advance Camera Repair

Feb 20, 2007 | Casio Exilim EX-S3 Digital Camera

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"System Error" message in LCD


Having a "System Error" message display on the camera's LCD display generally indicates a problem where the camera will need to come to Nikon for repair. A System Error is a general error which can be caused by many things: lens problem, CF Card problem, general camera failure, etc. Before sending the camera in, check these: Use the memory card that originally came with the camera (or a Nikon approved card) Remove and replace the battery If the error is still displayed, contact Nikon's Service Department. If the above tips do not help the camera must be sent to Nikon Service, there are no user serviceable parts on Nikon Coolpix cameras.

Aug 29, 2005 | Nikon Coolpix 5700 Digital Camera

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