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Lens is stuck out

When I turn on the camera, it says lens error, restart camera. We restarted the camera several times, as well as changed the batteries, but nothing has helped.

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It sound like 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!

Posted on Sep 04, 2007

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