Thank you so much for you tips regarding lens error. It really worked and I can use my camera! I was about to buy another camera since repair costs almost like a new one. Thanks a lot...............Shlomo
If the A430 camera is no longer under warranty, here's how to fix it, and it's relatively easy: http://homepage.mac.com/jpelling/page0/page0.html By the way, don't know Justin, but he did a very nice job showing how to open the case and clean out grit and sand from the camera's drive gear. Make sure you send him an email to thank him :)
It seems as a problem with the zooming mechanism (lens would not retract or extended) Press the power button on and hold it down while extending and twisting the telescopic zoom lens. It might fix your problem. In any case it could not make it worse Good luck!
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