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Lens error I keep this Elph in a tiny, padded Halliburton case because the last TWO I bought ended up with broken screens. I never had a problem, though lightly used. Last night I recharged the battery and inserted it. Immediately upon power-up, the lens went out and I got a "Lens error, restart camera" error. I turned it on and off about twenty times, left the battery out overnight: same thing. I jiggled the lens with the same result. Canon tech support told me to take the battery out and toggle the power switch seven times. Same deal. So they said to send it in. But I have no idea where my POP is and it may be over a year old. Any ideas? Thanks, Rick

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  • rmccabe Sep 01, 2007

    Canon PowerShot SD 600, lens stuck out.

  • gotjtt Nov 03, 2007

    my camera fell out of my bag, [ but it was off] then i turned it on, it still worsk for about 10 minutes, then the screen start turning black. on it said " lens error, restart camera" what do i do? the lens wont close.

  • Kelkenko Nov 16, 2007

    I have the same problem with my SD 600. The lens will not open and the
    message reads lens error restart camera. Any suggestions short of trying to send it in for repair. Unit was not dropped or abbused.

  • juan alvarado May 14, 2008

    my case is diffrent ,i accidently droped my camera and the lens is stuck and i got an error mesage on my screen

  • George_C May 26, 2008

    When camera is turned on lens is stuck and I get the message "Lens error. Restart camera." Have tried removing the battery and toggle the on/off switch 7 tmes but no luck. May have to send it in for repair.



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