Due to the common nature of this problem, it seems that Canon has dropped the numerical marking of this error in newer cameras, and is now using the term "lens error". i had tried sticking the cord in to charge it and i tried hitting it and what not haha, but yeahh! restart camera. I have a Canon PowerShot SD200 which had the e18 error. news
January 22, 2008 at 3:08 PM Anonymous said... I was able to repair my daughter's Sony DSC-W5by gently tapping on the USB plastic covering, while holding the camera upside down. I'am not saying it will fix your problem but only what I did to clear mine. The camera turn on fine, the zoom button is ok, then I zoomed something, and the screen goes black, and ask for a restart. Continued
i'd rather doing it my way. I would not try forcing it in any way like some stated. I replaced the batteries, but that didn't fix it.
Examine the lens barrels closely for any hint of tilt or unevenness. My wife's new Nikon Coolpix L10 had a jammed zoom lens and 'lens error' message since she dropped it in sub zero temperatures the day after our wedding. Should i still try the methods. Canon Error E18 Of course, people did the opposite, and you can guess their comments, and the surprize of the blog's author:Blog advising against banging cameras February 18, 2008 at 5:14 PM Anonymous said...
But if they quote you a number that's higher than the value of your camera, you may want to consider the following methods. Canon G9 Lens Error Someone held my Fuji F30 by the lens whilst it was retracting. What Customers are Saying: Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html I mean, a loud zoom motor, or a �100 repair bill?
I found your website and removing the batteries and memory card worked for me. Canon Powershot S5 Is Lens Error Restart Camera CR February 25, 2008 at 5:56 PM Anonymous said... March 31, 2008 at 6:57 PM Jenna said... None of these methods involve opening the camera, although some have potential to cause other damage to the camera if excessively done.
the forcing the lens worked while turning it off and on! Teddy Hashee 18.521 weergaven 18:02 Canon PowerShot S3 IS Review - Duur: 5:04. Canon S3 Lens Error what might it be and is this going to be expensive? Canon Sx100 Lens Error I fixed the initial problem and broke the camera for good all in one step....
They only seem to work for less than 40% of the lens errors, but if the camera is out of warranty, they're worth a try. http://performancepccanada.com/lens-error/canon-s5-is-lens-error.php Sincerely, One Happy Wife :) 12/08/2012 by Shannon Just fixed a Canon IXUS 220HS following the instruction above. its just amazing , i tried many ways even i pushed it too hard but it doesn't work ! January 22, 2008 at 12:09 PM Anonymous said... Nikon P80 Lens Error
Mar 18, 2010 | Canon Digital Cameras 2 Answers Can you change or add a diffrent lens to a cannon powershot S5IS Yes you can. Also take a look at Sony, as they also make some nice cameras. Many thanks, great advice. http://performancepccanada.com/lens-error/canon-sx-lens-error.php Put a fresh set of batteries back in (preferably rechargeable NiMH 2500mah or better) and turn the camera on.
Again, these fixes should only be considered for a camera that's out of warranty, who's cost of repair would be excessive, and would otherwise be considered for disposal if unfixed.CR May Canon S5is Lens Error Restart Camera yari1049 4.206 weergaven 14:56 Canon Powershot S5 IS Digital Camera - Duur: 7:59. There is definitely some risk here, so take care when conducting the following fixes: Fix #5a: If you actually do notice sand particles stuck in the gaps around the lens barrel,
March 9, 2008 at 3:46 PM Camera Repair said... i turned the camera of and the lens did not go back in. Thanks.- Jason May 17, 2008 at 11:29 AM Anonymous said... Canon Digital Camera Lens Error The lens would not retract I saw a bunch of fixes online that did not work.
Thank you so much. Other variations include blowing with a hair dryer in “no heat” setting, or sucking the gaps with a vacuum (careful with this one). We tried them all and ended up taking a few screws out and then oiling around the lens with sewing machine or hair clipper oil. http://performancepccanada.com/lens-error/canon-s2-is-lens-error.php And while it should be obvious that anything can potentially fail [in infinite variation] typically, it's moving parts and poor contacts that are at fault -- And your site nailed it
the lens always twitches a little, June 3, 2008 at 7:10 PM Toni Kearney said... Thanks a lot. Cancel Add your answer luis will be eternally grateful. If it occurs, Fix 5a would likely be the best technique to correct this problem.
Bezig... May 25, 2008 at 1:53 PM Anonymous said... For example, the video focuses on repair fixes for a camera that does not have obvious damage to the lens barrel (such as from a fall). Sand, gunk, case fibers, etc...
That must have reset the error status in the camera. oh yea, I also can't turn it off before it powers off. Recommend reading the text first (along with the reader's comments and tips section) as these provide additional tips for situations that the video does not. You have nothing to lose.... (Oh and I took out the little battery and put it back in for the clock, that did nothing).
Can you please suggest which camera would be a good choice. There seemed absolutely nothing wrong with it to look at it.But, I got so fed up that I tried something else -I lay the camera facing up with lens pointing towards