Question about Sony Cybershot DSCW80 7.2MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom and Super Steady Shot
Bang the camera on a hard object.... sounds crazy but it worked for me!
Posted on Dec 14, 2008
Hard to believe but I had same problem, gave it a good rap on a pad of paper and it works. So I went and got my Cannon PowerShot that was totally dead and gave that a good rap and now that works perfect. Hard to believe but true
Posted on May 11, 2009
I had the same problem, the lens wouldn't come out and then I tried hitting the camera a few times on my mouse pad (on the right hand end, if your looking at the camera) and the lens bloody opened!!!
So happy as I'm travelling and couldn't afford to buy a new camera. Problem could be sand related. Sound really gritty when the lens does open now but it works fine now.
Posted on May 01, 2009
You have to be kidding me. i am on vacation right now and i soon as i arrived my camera had the same problem. below someone said bang the camera on a hard object and it will work. i just banged mine on the couch and it seriously worked. TRY IT.
Posted on Apr 25, 2009
I know it's crazy... i've tried hitting it on my mousepad, and it worked ! The infamous "technical bang.."
Posted on Mar 14, 2009
WOW! I just posted this question - sorry didn't see this first - and tried the "bang on a hard object solution". I can't believe this worked! I was in Tahiti for 8 nights and it stopped working on my last night there (thankfully). I was ready to get a new camera, but for now, I don't have to. Thanks, everyone!
Posted on Jun 01, 2010
I just banged my wifes camera on mouse pad and it worked
Posted on Jun 01, 2009
Eu fiz isso que o nanascoolert falou e funcionou...
porem o problema as vezes retorna...
acredito que isso seja problema de limpeza...
porque nunca deixei a maquina cair...
Posted on May 12, 2009
I just called sony and talked to some ***** for about an hour. and he said take the battery out and hold the power button for 50 seconds and out the battery back in and try it out. and that did not work. i asked him for an estimate price to get it fixed and he said around $110 i said **** on that i'll just buy the same camera on ebay brank new for $60 .
Posted on Jan 21, 2009
Camera says turn the power off and on again
Sony cybershot 6.0
Posted on Jan 22, 2009
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