But if you are still within the warranty period I would do that before taking more invasive measures such as giving the lens a nice hard bump. One grain of sand is enough to break the camera. which isn't an option for me until next week when I'm back in VT). I'm glad I did. http://completeprogrammer.net/canon-powershot/canon-powershot-a1000-lens-error.html
Bezig... Anonymous, You have a nice camera. May 3, 2008 at 4:26 AM S.T. this sucks i want all the picture on my camrea and all these way to fiz seem so legit...
Other variations include hitting a side of the camera against the palm of your hand. It must have gotten damaged when I dropped my camera. Heard about this fix from somewhere on the net.
Yes No Voted Undo Score 7 Cancel Comments: I tried that and it did not work 12/04/2015 by Doreen Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want The gentle press worked for me. I think it's screwed! :( Thank you anyways for the helps! Canon Powershot A1000is Usb Cable hey i have a kodak easyshare m753, and like a week ago, it wouldnt retract the lens and was stuck like that.
It's worth a thousand words. Canon Powershot A1000 Is Manual The problem is actually quite common throughout all camera brands. The barrel would not go in, the lens opened halfway. Try it a couple of times and bang it very gently on the table.
Not a Camera and Video Question? Canon Powershot A1000is Battery Problems It was just a year after I bought it so Canon wouldn't fix it. Do you? March 30, 2008 at 1:01 PM Anonymous said...
January 23, 2008 at 5:28 PM Anonymous said... 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 Canon Powershot A1000 Is Remove the memory card and keep it removed, then install the new batteries. Canon Powershot A1000is Lens Error Restart Camera First, I took out the battery and the memory card.
tried pushing lightly on lens. Check This Out Inloggen Delen Meer Rapporteren Wil je een melding indienen over de video? Reply to this post Permalink | Report abuse 6 of 14 people think this post adds to the discussion. After trying that sort of thing, as well as general beating and assorted ways of turning on multiple buttons etc our SD850IS still wouldn't open. Canon Powershot A1000is User Manual
i'd rather doing it my way. In particular, this lens error may occur when the camera is used in certain environmental conditions such as high temperature and/or humidity. I dropped it today and the lens is stuck fully out. Source I'm leaving the above post as-is just to amplify what's already been stated here several times.
Thank You, From Patrick. Canon Powershot A1000is Software Download and obviously use your own discretion with regard to the risk you want to take (or not take) with your equipment. (i.e. In other words, try this if there's no obvious mechanical damage to the lens barrels that's causing the problem.
Thanks. i've tried all the suggestions but none of them are working :(it says lens error, restart camera. Probeer het later opnieuw. Canon Powershot A1000is Review Variations include gently pulling, rotating, and/or twisting the lens barrel while hitting the power button.
I was discouraged but I kept doing it and I actually tried to lighting bang the camera on he table while opening the camera and it worked! Some people have luck with removing and replacing the batteries multiple times, so you could try that. Ironically I was having a missing screw replaced (strap holder) when I must have accidentally turned on the camera inside my pocket.My problem was when turning on the lens, it would have a peek here I can't get my son's kodak, the (fixed) canon, or any of my 3 computers to detect the SD card which also worked fine 2 days ago. 09/20/2012 by cat Thank
or its affiliates v skip to main | skip to sidebar Do It Yourself Digital Camera Repair This Blog is dedicated to the home repair of digital cameras. Tried various incantations. But note that I DON'T recommend keeping the cable installed during Fix 6 as you may damage the AV port while tapping the camera. The problem is actually quite common throughout all camera brands.
When you pushed the lens in, it most likely damaged the motor and sensor. If the AV cable doesn't fix the lens error by itself, consider keeping this cable installed while trying fixes 4, 5, and 7 as a means to provide extra power to March 9, 2008 at 5:53 PM Lynn said... But after reading all this, thought "what the heck" and pushed harder, it clicked and went back in!!!!
Help! It responded to a moderate pull. Now my only problem is my memory card.