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However, many manufacturers will refuse claiming that you dropped the camera, or that lens particles inside the lens mechanism are not included in warranty. Please can you help me, i am going on holiday very soon. If this doesn't work, try the same method with an AV cable inserted. You can change this preference below. http://hammerofcode.com/canon-ixus/canon-ixus-750-e18-error-message.php

BUT, I think I may have scratched the lens in the process b/c now all my pictures are coming out completely blurry. The problem is common for most cameras with telescopic lens barrel. The E18 error occurs when anything prevents the zoom lens from properly extending or retracting.[1] The error has become notorious in the Canon user community as it can completely disable the I had a look on the bitnet site and read part of some "horror story" about this error from some pillock who dropped his cam onto an extended lens, then try

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no, i did not drop it or anything. thanks! -skot cambirder cambirder 12 7.2k Report Error / Abuse 13 Feb 2006 10:10AM Like 0 [quote]I have just taken Canon off the list of possible buys for my brother[/quote] If KAMERA HANDY STATION 7.892 weergaven 14:19 Meer suggesties laden... Well, that might be a more complete solution, but I don't think I would ever have got the whole thing together again.

I googled the problem and saw your fix. Reply Phoon85 says: June 22, 2010 at 7:30 pm THANK YOU!!!!!!! Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Canon Ixus 40 Manual Thank you.

An inadvertent activation of the camera while in the case or pocket may cause the lens to extend with the lens restricted in its movement, causing the error. Canon Ixus 75 Manual See my earlier post and the post I was replying to. Another cause is that sand, dust, and dirt will accumulate in the bottom of the case if it is not cleaned regularly (and lint for pockets). Another cause is that sand, dust, and dirt will accumulate in the bottom of the case if it is not cleaned regularly (and lint for pockets).

hanskans 15.639 weergaven 0:28 CanonPowershot S2 IS review - Duur: 5:35. Canon Ixus 700 Manual Bezig... Tapping the lens barrel with a pencil REPAIR TECHNIQUE 10) This method is intended for situations where the lens barrel extends partly and then goes back. I took this camera apart and put it back together, not knowing what to do.

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Laden... Canon should come out with a camera called the E18, it happens frequently enough, that way people would know what they're getting into. Canon Ixus 70 Manual A non-warranty repair at an authorized service center reportedly costs between US $79 to $250. Canon Ixus 750 Manual Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Great fix, been working on the camera for days by fishheadhunter / August 11, 2005 1:07 PM PDT In reply to: E18

Saved us a lot of $$$$ Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - you've got to be kidding me! http://hammerofcode.com/canon-ixus/canon-ixus-e18-error.php The idea is that the camera should try to autofocus while extending the lens. Over Pers Auteursrecht Videomakers Adverteren Ontwikkelaars +YouTube Voorwaarden Privacy Beleid & veiligheid Feedback verzenden Probeer iets nieuws! There are a number of online guides to repairing E18 errors oneself,[2] from simple guides on tapping the lens back into place[3] to complete disassembly/realignment/reassembly instructions. Canon Ixus 60 Manual

Then finally it retractred and is working good.There is another fix "DON'T DO IT" by taking the camera apart, the S410 is too complicated to do this. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - E18 error on Canon IXUS 500 (S500) by snapshot2 Forum moderator / August 6, 2005 3:41 AM PDT In reply to: E18 John-Hans Melcher 21.665 weergaven 1:40 Canon S100 lens error for the second time. - Duur: 4:01. news After 10 minutes I fixed the problem and now have a new camera.

Rotated the thing by the motor, used the compressed air tip, even held the lens and twisted it. Canon Ixus 265 Manual Simply pulled it all aprt again lined it up and all good. REPAIR TECHNIQUE 12) If neither of the above listed methods worked, you can try to dismantle the camera and clean the lens mechanism from the inside.

Some users have been able to manipulate the lens back into place (see reference links below).

I learned this lesson the hard way. Sluiten Meer informatie View this message in English Je gebruikt YouTube in het Nederlands. I'm a 30 year old female who is distinctly un-techy to the extreme, and I have never attempted to take anything remotely technical apart in my life. Canon Ixus 145 Manual Lightly pull, twist and/or rotate the lens barrel and listen for a "click".

I had one on my canon Ixus 750 and it was a lens problem, I just sent to Colchester Camera repairs and it was fixed under warranty. Removing the batteries and replacing may produce 2-3 extra shots. Het beschrijft hoe wij gegevens gebruiken en welke opties je hebt. More about the author A piece that holds the lens, the barrier plate, is not large enough and can sometimes cause the bellows claw to malfunction, resulting in a stuck lens".[citation needed] The result is

MattBlytheTheOne 8.344 weergaven 1:40 Some Bad News About My Canon S2 IS Camera - Duur: 1:31. Reply Jim Jam says: August 27, 2010 at 6:00 am Anyone know what size/type screwdriver I need to get into my Canon Power Shot A430? Reply Jens says: July 23, 2012 at 1:22 pm Thank God for Google and for Williamo - solved my E18 problem in a jiffy just adding compressed air in a can🙂 You can also use the compressed air method to clean it (repair method no. 6), or a piece of paper (method no. 7).

Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Reply SlaloTitsnito says: March 20, 2009 at 3:01 pm Was ist das? My one comment is to be VERY CAREFUL putting it back together. Repeat the procedure until the lens extends all the way.

Thanks for all your help! Use a 0 Phillips and have alcohol wipes handy along with canned air. It took me about 20-30 minutes and problem was solved!