LOVE the camera's. Take a picture and view it on your computer using a card reader. I have a Canon PowerShot A630 and I was getting the "lens error, restart camera" message" so, after reading your suggestions, I banged it on my desk several times and...lo and I regret not doing this while on vacation because taking pictures was a real pain when the camera was busted. http://bsdupdates.com/lens-error/powershot-g10-lens-error-restart-camera.php
i think that i will have to open it up. I tried all of the above and still nothing :( I'm lost without my Canon Powershot SX120 IS as I never leave the house without it lol I will continue my Other variations include blowing with a hair dryer in "no heat" setting, or sucking the gaps with a vacuum (careful with this one). For example, the following blog was started with the intention of advising people NOT to bang on their camera. http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
The lens error still occur occasionally but then it works after playing with the power button. You're amazing and I'm so grateful. EmailPosted January 24, 2009 9:00 amKatiePosted January 23, 2009 4:27 pmKittyThanks for the advice. May 28, 2008 at 10:01 PM mai said...
grrrrr i hate a non fixed camera!!!!! After replacing the battery and powering the camera back on it seems to work fine. The lens mechanism on compact cameras is one of the most vulnerable points, and it can get damaged even under normal use. Canon Camera Lens Error Will Shutdown Automatically I learned it is a lens alignment problem.
The thing that worked for me is #7;; Forcing the lens in. Nikon Coolpix Lens Error Your experience may help others. But if you are still within the warranty period I would do that before taking more invasive measures such as giving the lens a nice hard bump. http://www.justanswer.com/video-camera-repair/2ozwg-dropped-power-shot-a630-error-message-lens-error-restart.html Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended.
Sh*t! How To Restart Canon Camera Answer this question I have this problem too Subscribed to new answers Is this a good question? It Question about Canon PowerShot Digital Cameras 3 Answers How do you fix 'lens error restart camera' ...lens error restart camera' I put it in my bookbag. What else should I try?
First review the warnings in the "Please Read This First" section of this blog, especially the flash capacitor shock warning and link. this website In our case, we got the camera for less than a week, so we returned the camera for an exchange. –decasteljau May 6 '11 at 14:01 add a comment| 9 Answers Lens Error Restart Camera Canon Since the gears were all in good shape and cleaned, it makes me think the problems with the common E18 error lies with the Micro USM motor. Camera Lens Stuck I tried the USB port tapping, forcing the lens, neither worked.
For some reason though, my Exilim Z75 is doing something very strange. http://bsdupdates.com/lens-error/powershot-g9-lens-error-restart-camera.php Now the camera turns on, the lense goes out and in, but it will not take pics, and makes a dumb repeating da dadadada sound every time i press a button. The less expensive ones just gave me reason to buy up a level....this time going to try and fix the problem, and if I can't, switch brands. Then, even more surprisingly, beep beep, "Lens error". I Dropped My Camera And The Lens Is Stuck
Have tried blowing the lens and the light tapping. March 21, 2008 at 10:02 AM Camera Repair said... At some times it says "lens error restart camera too" but the lens is still extended. check my blog Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism.
Many camera makers will not honor repairing this problem under warranty as they claim it is due to impact damage to the camera, or sand or debris getting into the lens Camera Lens Won't Retract Again, this didn't work for me, I suspect the grit has ended up in the cogwheels below the barrels. this e18 error happened to me and i started freaking out, so i googled it and found this site.
When I turn it on it makes a very high pitch sound and you can hear its trying to move the lens, it moves a tiny bit then the error comes EmailPosted April 22, 2009 10:21 pmfanOfThisSiteFormula 4 helped!!!! Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm. Nikon Coolpix Lens Stuck Prev123456Next » Not finding what you are looking for?
I guess i threw my bookbag around and now i have this "lens error, restart camera." The lens froze halfway and it's staying that way. The idea is to try to dislodge any sand particles that may be jamming the lens barrel stuck. They may or may not be similar. http://bsdupdates.com/lens-error/powershot-d10-lens-error-restart-camera.php all good, i would buy another canon EmailPosted June 6, 2009 5:32 pmBarbara Showellhahahahahaha!!!!!
I had actually bought a new cheap camera to get me by untill I could afford another and thought as a last ditch effort I would do a search on Google Then tried tapping it on the usb.....third time was the charm! If you try these fixes, please vote or post a comment on how the fixes worked for you. Then retracts, there's a partial shutter closure.
finally, I tried shaking and hitting and pushing. I'm concerned about sending it in to be fixed (if that's even a possibility). hey i have a kodak easyshare m753, and like a week ago, it wouldnt retract the lens and was stuck like that. EmailPosted January 7, 2009 12:12 pmPaula GrayHave the Powershot S2 ISand received the E18 message.
Examine and clean around the lens barrel any noticed dust or dirt. Tha camera clicks and beeps and then says \"Lens read error. OMG THANK YOU YOUR BLOG ON LENSES FIXED MY KODAK C513 I WAS SKEPTICAL AT FIRST I WAS EVEN SURPRISED WHEN I FIXED IT THE ONE THAT HELPED OUT WAS TWISTING Recommend closely looking at the lens barrel when it's extended.
The lens is still not closed. You will need to proceed with care. Reading mode: Light Dark Login | Register NewsReviewsArticlesBuying GuideSample ImagesVideosCamerasLensesPhonesPrintersForumsGalleriesChallenges Forum indexCanon PowerShot TalkChange forum Broken Powershot A630 Started Jun 24, 2008 | Discussions thread Shop cameras & lenses ▾ ForumParentFirstPreviousNextFlat I think that's surprising, considering this camera was $420 purchased new.
Truly invaluable advice! I have a Canon Ixus 860 IS. oh my goodness...thank you so much for the poost!