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Try repeatly turning on and off the unit by removing the battery each time the lens error screen pops up...that worked for me this summer when mine S210 got jammed with a sand particle. The next level is to get access to the front cover. That requires more knowledgethan I'm currently aware of as I've only removed the back cover and the LCD retainer plate. Tomorrow I'm going after the front cover and I'll let you know if I'm successful. The entire camera seems to be accessible with a small phillips head screwdriver and a lot of patience. Taking apart an S210 requires great peace of mind...don't go in until you're in a good space...
There are two ways to do this---the hard way which is to remove the entire front screen OR
What I do is (with the set unplugged) remove the back cover of the set; you should see the three large black lens.
Most of these sets there will be enough room to get a swiffer duster up inside to gently catch and remove all the spider webs. If there is not enough room let me know and I will tell you how to remove the front screen.
Also---if you can see those large black lens---clean the dust off of them with a lens cloth or paper towel with glass cleaner sprayed on the towel.
If you can reach the webs from the back do not exert pressure when you wipe the inside of the screens---easy to scratch them.
If you have questions let me know BEFORE you attempt this.
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Lens errors are fairly common. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended ...
Here's some things that you can do to try to correct it. They only seem to work for less than 50% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try. You're also more likely to be successful trying these than going inside the camera:
The lens cover error is because the stepper motor in the camera is unable to open the lens cover. I have a solution posted in doc "nikon s5 s6 lens cover error repair.doc" uploaded on site http://www.esnips.com/web/papputatiyasStuffIt will be helpfull for you.You have written that your lense is broken. In that case you can follow the procedure given in my doc to open the camera. You can replace the camera lens if broken. Happy debuggingMukesh
WD-57731 & WD-65731 Front Disassembly 57” & 65” Models Screen Frame Removal 1) Pull off the Speaker Grill. 2) Remove all the screws (b) from the upper rear cover (except one at an upper corner to support the frame). 3) Remove 10 screws (a) from the front of the screen frame. 4) Remove the remaining ***** (b) (supporting the frame). Carefully pull the Screen Frame from the TV and disconnect the ES and LE connectors. 57” & 65” Models Screens Removal from Frame 1) From the rear of the Screen Frame remove 20 screws (a) from the top and bottom rails 2) Remove 6 screws (b) from each side rail. 3) Carefully lift the Screen assembly from the Frame.
MODEL: WD-52631 / WD-57731 / WD-65731 Screen Replacement CAUTION: Wear gloves when handling the Lenticular Screen and Fresnel Lens. This prevents cuts and finger prints. Do not place Fresnel Lens in the sun. This may cause fire and heat related injuries. Lenticular Screen and Fresnel Lens Replacement 1) Apply LENS-TAPE along the rear top edge of the Lenticular Screen. 2) Place the Fresnel Lens on top of the Lenticular Screen, and apply pressure along the top edge. 3) Place the screens in the screen frame and reinstall the cushions, top, bottom and side rails. NOTE: The Lenticular Screen label must face the front and the Fresnel Lens label face the rear. 4) Reverse the Screen Removal Procedure and insert the screens in the Bezel. Lenticular Screen and Fresnel Lens Removal 1) Remove the top, bottom and side HOLDER-SCREEN rails and their cushions from the Screen Frame. 2) Lift the screens as a single unit from the frame. 2. Separate the Lenticular Screen and Fresnel Lens. Note: When separating the Lenticular Screen from the Fresnel Lens, use caution while prying the Screen and Lens apart. Use a slot type ***** driver, and remove the pressure sensitive double sided tape.
As I remember it has some plastic bulges that fit into some indentations. Some gentle prying toward the bottom should show you some success.
To get the things that hold it together apart you need to press in on one part and lift up on the other, but don't remember which.
If you don't get it email me and I will go dig my old one out of the junk box and see which is which.
It, by the way has a good screen/touchscreen I think, the light circuit got busted on it and I can't get parts.