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Reply Robert Behm says: February 20, 2009 at 1:38 am Thanks for the information and pictures. As it was I stripped mine more than necessary and have one tiny surplus screw to show for it. REPAIR TECHNIQUE 6) Try compressed air. Tried advice from a different of sites (hitting/pushing/twisting the lens gentle, etc) -- but this was the only solution that worked in the end! have a peek at these guys

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The screen shots you have mentioned is very helpful to understand which part is where located and what to do. Canon should come out with a camera called the E18, it happens frequently enough, that way people would know what they're getting into. READ MORE © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. It should remove all dust and sand.

In its place it has adopted the more common term "lens error" that other manufacturers use. the E18 displayed on the LCD is an error code which means the zoom lens is stuck or obstructed when trying to extend. Dismantling the camera requires some electrical knowledge and should be done with extreme care! Canon Error Code B200 You just get a black screen with small “E18″ sign in the lower-left corner: The problem usually happens because dirt or sand get into the lens mechanism.

Yes No Voted Undo Score 3 Cancel Comments: Very common problem, thanks. 12/30/2009 by 040304 i have fix this problem may time some time fault in the lens in focusing area Canon Digital Camera Error Code Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thank you by ckuruvi / October 16, 2005 3:52 AM PDT In reply to: Thanks - and another way to fix e18 Cancel The All-New Pro Tech Toolkit The high performance electronics repair kit. msylvain59 4.732 weergaven 14:11 Canon Powershot S2 IS - Duur: 6:11.

Remember, the first 5 methods can not cause any harm to your camera, so go ahead and try them. Canon Error Code 2 140 21 Try powering it back on.2) If the lens is extended all the time and won't retarct at all, do as follow:Turn the camera off. I guess the steps bellow can be tried before disassembling the camera: 1) Turn on the camera, hopefully the telescope will come out. 2) Hold the telescope with your fingers 3) Reply J.Manuel says: January 16, 2012 at 2:19 am De pronto el famoso E-18.

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I know there is a Canon S3 IS. If this doesn't work, try the same method with an AV cable inserted. Canon Camera Error Code Reply dean says: December 14, 2010 at 2:31 am i had a problem with my s3 1s. Canon Error Code 6a00 by riversnake / July 13, 2005 5:28 AM PDT In reply to: E18 Error Different OK so I checked my A80 again yesterday to see if this would work...and it did!!

Thanks! More about the author Use the paper between the inner and the outer lens and on the outside of the outer lens. I still have some grinding noise from the servo, but the camera works! Well, that might be a more complete solution, but I don't think I would ever have got the whole thing together again. Canon Error Code 5100

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (1) Collapse - E18 quick fix by phs01 / March 22, 2005 9:40 PM PST In reply to: Canon E18 I'm sure that every1 looking perfect. 10 minutes max. Laden... check my blog It seemed to resolve itself after 4 months of non-use, so I was back to being picture happy. 3 months after that - kaput again.

We tried the repair methods listed here on Canon cameras, however, you can use our repair instructions to repair lens error on any camera, regardless of the manufacturer. Canon Error Code 860 There is a slight variation of this technique. Laden...

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thank you phs01 by jw11 / April 3, 2005 10:10 AM PDT In reply to: E18 quick fix I dropped my camera

I'm trying to decide between the A75 and the A95 at this point. Turn off the camera and turn it back on. Thanks Bob Reply Jim says: February 23, 2009 at 3:41 pm Well done! Canon Error Code 5200 Yaaa!

ConsumerAffairs.com reports that the "lens has a feature called bellows claw, which is a gear that physically extends and retracts the lens. Laden... After reading your posting I was able to fix it. news 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

Worked like a charm; thanks for taking the time to post this! Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Reply Hans Weijnen says: May 5, 2009 at 12:41 am MANY THANKS! Thanks for posting this fix Reply Ana says: March 23, 2011 at 5:06 am THANK YOU SOO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

iPhone Downloads Photo Tutorials & Guides E18 Error Fixed! (Canon PowerShotSD450) Huzzah! dfast72 1.295 weergaven 3:48 canon powershot a70 | e18 error - Duur: 1:11. I fixed my camera using your directions and it worked perfectly! It works!Now I know how to keep it in working order!Despite all of the negative comments and despite this experience, I truly love my Elph.

The lens is extended and is now not even attempting to go back in. Volgende Canon S2 is teardown part 1 - Duur: 14:11. Volgende Fixing Lens Problems on a Digital Camera (lens error, lens stuck, lens jammed, dropped) - Duur: 16:32. 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.

by chillquik / August 6, 2005 2:05 AM PDT In reply to: E18 quick fix The lens doesn't even come out so none of the help messages are helping. After 10 minutes I fixed the problem and now have a new camera. Thanks! by SweetSweetness / April 29, 2005 1:52 AM PDT In reply to: E18 quick fix Thanks for letting us know about how to fix the error...it was really annoying and frustrating!

Laden... I'm disappointed as I had a high opinion of them until this. Extra care should be utilized when taking a camera to the beach. The only fix that worked for me An entire website dedicated to the E18 error (Canon lens error) Chicago law firms An eBay seller that fix Canon S2, S3, S5 and

Any advice would be appreciated. several of the Canon digital cameras I've seen are constructed in a similar manner and luckily use screws to hold the case together, allowing for disassembly. These should come off relatively easily. It may be possible for you to recover from this error by dismantling the camera and dislodging whatever is obstructing the lens or lens geartrain.