Ok so one day i was at the beach with my friends & my camera kept doing this weird noise so i thought oh itll be fine later ... the next day i turned it on to take a picture and on the screen it was pitch black & then it made this noise and it says zoom error ... how can i fix this problem ?? this happened in june and its already october, help !?
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Re: zoom error ?
The problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the
probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.
these at own risk as it may further damage the camera.
try connecting your ac adapter or usb cable.
Try holding the
shutter button while switching on the camera.
Look at the lens ,
and if some of the lens 'circles' is misaligned or not concentric then
try wiggling it (while holding camera lens down).
pushing or pulling the lens when it extends but this is risky as it may
cause the lens barrel to slip out of its guidance system.
way to do this is to place the camera lens down on a hard surface and
then power it up. Be sure to use a soft cloth or something similar as to
not scratch your lens or casing. Let the lens push the camera up and
down a few times and sometimes the little resistance provided by the
camera is enough to get things going again.
Try hitting your
camera near the lens on the body with the soft tissue on the palm of
Other than that , I would take the camera to a repair
center for a evaluation to see if it would cost more to repair than to
replace the camera.
If it is still under warranty I would suggest
you take it in before trying any of these steps and remove any
off-brand batteries or accessories as some stores are really fussy about
warranty repairs on camera's with non-brand accessories.
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hi. you have problem in lens unit and the weird noise come from to focus gear.maybe you go to the beach or dusty place thats why the said dust or sand goes into lens gear. If you can open and try to clean its better but if not bring to service center and request for cleaning and adjustment.
I would try to gently push the lens back in hoping itll click into place..but thats risky!!!You can take it apart and try to ge the lens in this way, But again,Risky! Last thing:
Send it in for service. The manufacturers' warranty seldom covers abuse though. If it isn't covered, the repair cost will likely exceed the cost of a new camera.
If you have some skills, you can open the camera and cline your zoom lens with toothbrush and compressed air. Try to separate zoom lens from the electric motor. usually is 2 or 3 screws. You will see a lot of sand inside the camera and lens. And next time when you will go to the beach, you will take more care about your camera.
Solution 2, and more easy is to buy another zoom lens from ebay.Or another camera same model with broken LCD or other technical problem than zoom lens.
That sounds like a "lens error". I would recommend sending it into casio repairs and they can fix it for you. They can be reached at 800-706-2534 and keep choosing option 2. Tell them you have a lens error and they will tell you the closest place to send it for repair.
Lens errors, must be fixed by a camera repair shop. They are usually caused by impact of the lens with an object or sand from a beach. Repair estimates range from $50 to $100. Get a new camera if it is closer to $100. Suggest a internal zoom lens like the Fuji Z10fd.