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This is a really handy site. Number 7 tip eventually solved the problem (Tapping it lightly on the back a few hundred times) –Yochai Timmer Oct 6 '11 at 12:12 add a comment| up vote 5 down Yahoo!!!Here is what I did... I tend to carry the camera by the lens. news

do i need to take this back to the shop? I tried blowing with compressed air and saw a tiny improvement but still no go. If you feel brave, try it. Finally, I'm curious just how many people actually read this far down into this article.

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Posted July 26, 2015 2:15 pmJUREPAIR TECHNIQUE 7 worked. So I can't get a good grip on the lens barrel to try to pull it out. The outer plastic ring was only acting as a protection for the camera's 'insides' when it was fully extended in zoom position. Your objective would be to try to reseat them by straightening the lens.

Canons are still the best but they are not sand proof as I've learned. This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camera, a stuck lens, jammed lens, or a malfunctioning lens. I've never dropped the camera, the battery is fully charged, and i can't think of anything that could be wrong with it. Canon Powershot Sx100 Lens Error Restart Camera finally, I tried shaking and hitting and pushing.

The lens failed to retract after taking a knock. Canon Powershot Sd1100 Lens Error Restart Camera I put the screw back and the camera works like a charm. So, I pushed the lens down evenly with my thumbs, and wa la no more camera lens error. January 16, 2008 at 6:01 PM Camera Repair said...

Turn off and restart the camera again. Canon Powershot A560 Lens Error Restart Camera Switched out the battery. Thank you so much. So I used the "Press gently on the lens" fix.

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EmailPosted November 8, 2012 2:17 pmkarenI did not use the blow gun I just blew around the lensand tapped the usb coverIt is working much better. Guess I'll have to get a new one. Canon Powershot Sd750 Lens Error Restart Camera EmailPosted October 17, 2013 2:59 amEduardoIf your camera is still under warranty, the best thing you can do is to take it to the nearest official Canon repair shop and Canon Canon Powershot Sd900 Lens Error Restart Camera You mention you haven't used the camera in ages.

It is hard to say whether the error is a result of unproper care or a significant flaw in an otherwise great camera. http://hammerofcode.com/lens-error/canon-powershot-sx-100-lens-error-restart-camera.php I could see where my lens was stuck so I took the advice on this website to gently pull and twist and it finally popped back into place, I heard the That must have reset the error status in the camera. April 24, 2008 at 3:46 PM allawi said... Canon Powershot A550 Lens Error Restart Camera

While powering up, i pulled the inner cylinder counter clockwise and felt a snap. Canon lens error (E18 error) happens when the lens gets stuck while trying to extend or retract. Did the SD card break the camera or vise/versa? More about the author EmailPosted May 9, 2014 2:33 pmEEI have a Canon SD1100is that had lens error come up.

Thank you for the great tips.. Canon Powershot Sd850 Lens Error Restart Camera I can't figure out why, though, I can't find anything wrong with the camera. Je kunt deze voorkeur hieronder wijzigen.

June 6, 2008 at 5:37 AM Tobeon said...

Finally I started fooling around with buttons b/c like all electronics sometimes using combinations of buttons help clear the issue. I tried all the fixes but nothing worked. up vote 7 down vote favorite 2 I've had a Canon PowerShot A1100 IS camera for almost a year now. Canon Sx160is Lens Error I had liked my Canon G11 up until this but now I will never buy a Canon again.

I tried all your fixes, including opening the thing up (following your other Coolpix instructions and just guessing at what to do) but I couldn't actually get to the lens pins/guides gearlock trinity 404.224 weergaven 3:01 How to Quick Fix Canon s100 Lens Error and Your Existential Dread - Duur: 1:20. I read all of these threads, and read about the hard reset, tried a couple times and it didn't work... http://hammerofcode.com/lens-error/canon-lens-error-restart-camera-powershot.php We had to buy a throw away camera to finish our trip.

Again, while doing any of the above, listen for a click that indicates that the lens barrel guide pins may have reseated in their guide slots. The bottom part of it doesn't go all the way down when I turn the camera on, which I'm guessing is the problem, but I don't know how to fix it. If the lens extends even further, grab it again at its furthest extension, preventing it from returning. Recently it displayed the 'turn the power off and on again' message and couldn't be used altho i could could access the menu.

So I finally gave up, but upon putting the thing back together and trying the lens, I got an improvement (I think): the lens actually made a fast rat-a-tat sound like Log in om je mening te geven. Older models of Canon camera will beep a few times and the LCD will display a small "E18" sign in the lower-left corner of the display. I tried some of the suggestions here and they didn't make a difference.