Method #7 work for me... But repair would involve opening up the camera and individually reseating each ribbon cable connector. The smallest, inner ring(for the part of the lens that extends out the farthest from the body) is only 8-10mm deep and the next two are deeper. I used the fix posted to move the casings around (rotate, etc). http://patricktalkstech.com/lens-error/canon-lens-error-fix.html
Yes No Voted Undo Score 2 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? I put the screw back and the camera works like a charm. It worked and while I still had the thin card around the lens I turned the camera on in hopes that I could also help pry the lens up so that hi i have a powershot a85 and it stopped working (ie) will not turn on.
Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Unfortunately, this usually costs more than the average camera is worth. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. My wife will think I'm very clever, but you're the real genius!
But if they quote you a number that's higher than the value of your camera, you may want to consider the following methods. Trying this will be your decision. you'll come short. Camera Lens Won't Retract May 8, 2008 at 6:45 PM loca lynn said...
My daughter dropped her Casio Ex-Z1050 while taking a picture and the lens would not extend fully and would retract again right away, but not fully. I have a Nixon Coolpix L6. I decided that it was time to try one last fix on my own. Inserting this cable ensures that the camera's LCD screen remains off during the start process.
But I noticed there was a small gap and the lens was actually crooked when I sat it down. Canon G12 Lens Error I i tried the pushing it in and its gone all funny. I had a friend that let me try to fix her Canon PowerShot SD600 after it produced a lens error and wouldn't do anything. I own a 5 month old Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2.
It worked! Easy Quick Works! - Duration: 2:22. Canon Camera Lens Error Will Shutdown Automatically Then I pulled up gently on the side that was down and it popped in place and As you stated. Lens Error Canon S100 I have a GE A730 that was giving a Lens Error message after being in my pocket (probably accidently hit the powerbutton and the camera freaked when it tried to extend
Also, you shouldn't open the camera to clean the sand if you don't feel confident in doing so. check over here I had to switch to video prior to tuning it off a few times before the lens reset. Totally appreciate your post. Then I used the spine of the camera manual and to my surprise the lens actually retracted. Canon Powershot A4000 Lens Error
The following Canon camera models were reported to have been affected by the E18 error (lens error): - Powershot A40 - Powershot A60 - Powershot A70 - Powershot A75 - Powershot Ganguy 09/29/2013 by Ganguy Thank you soooooo much !!!!!!! After trying the other suggestions on my Canon Powershot A570 IS I tried #7 by grabbing the lens during power on and not allowing it to retract. http://patricktalkstech.com/lens-error/camera-lens-error-canon.html Have updated the posting as suggested.
I finally fixed it by holding the "OK" button and turning the camera on. Canon Lens Error 01 Loading... I`m not getting any messages come up.
Then I turned it on, then off, and it closed when I turned it off. finally, I tried shaking and hitting and pushing. I'm glad I did. Canon G10 Lens Error Restart Camera Thus it does not cover straightening the lens barrel if it is crooked, which the text does.
Sand, gunk, case fibers, etc... Like i've been working on sophisticated electro-mechanical systems for over half a century [AEROSPACE]. jdolly, one more thing. weblink Thank you!!! :) May 5, 2008 at 7:48 PM Zahra said...
Thanks for the info. well, by the 7th (10th?) time, I tried hitting it from the top right side, and, miraculously everything fell back into place. Thanks. January 22, 2008 at 10:07 AM Anonymous said...
I have tried everything you explain in the site but nothing happens. I didn't want to give up on the camera for it was a gift for my birthday.Thank you very much! April 3, 2008 at 3:40 PM Anonymous said... If your camera is a Canon, Sony, Konica, Minolta or Fuji, click on the following to see if your camera is listed:If Canon click hereIf Sony, Konica, or Minolta click hereIf
time to go shopping. :-(( December 28, 2007 at 5:51 AM Anonymous said... The E18 Error Experience Log. I then searched online for this error code and read the first post. I had to use a disposable for the rest of my trip because we were remote.
After reading the link more closely, believe that you only need to go to step 8 to be able to remove/reseat the cable.CR January 4, 2008 at 10:36 AM darklurker said... Any step-by-steps you can give? None of which worked. tried different settings , no change.
It really was an extremly gentle rotation of the lens which didn't feel as though it could possibly have done any damage to the camera. Thanks for putting this together. They have a fixed cost for taking a lens apart, poking around in it, fixing minor problems, putting it back together and testing it. Was this answer helpful?
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