Thank you so much for posting the info and helping us all out! and ran some more compressed air though. Carefully prying it open with a flathead screwdriver did the trick for me. If you don't have a card reader in your computer(s), they are available inexpensively, for example: amazon.com/Mini-Memory-Card-Reader-Writer/dp/B000FNDWLQ/… –coneslayer May 6 '11 at 13:54 2 I got this issue with my http://completeprogrammer.net/canon-powershot/canon-powershot-s3-is-6-0-mp-digital-camera-lens-error.html
Thanks for the help. Actually, the above anonymous post did not come from me. Transcript Het interactieve transcript kan niet worden geladen. I guess it's because I have a silicone covering for the camera that while it protects it from scratches, it doesn't help with the dust particles.
i tried the can of compressed gas duster but that didn't work. Then retracts, there's a partial shutter closure. i was freaking out when i got this problem on my canon digital ixus i7 and to think all i need to do was fix #4 to solve it all!
Fix #4: Place the camera flat on its back on a table, pointed at the ceiling. I may try the vacuum trick and see if I got anything inside the camera but I was very careful and had camera lens cleaning towelettes and such to clean components Lumix TZ7 lens cap not opening when turned on. Canon Powershot A470 Specs Preview my answer Post my answer View Statistics: Past 24 Hours: 19 Past 7 Days: 129 Past 30 Days: 544 All Time: 13,964 22,163 Free Manuals 86,388 Solutions 6,367 Devices iFixit
May 29, 2008 at 8:10 AM Anonymous said... Canon Powershot A470 Digital Camera Price Enjoy! October 7, 2011 at 10:39 AM Anonymous said... Spot on: the paper trick enable the shutter to close once again.Thanks.
hi i have a powershot a85 and it stopped working (ie) will not turn on. Canon Powershot A470 User Manual You saved me from having to use the warranty service! I cleaned them with alcohol first, just to make sure there were not particles in there, which could cause them to be stuck again.Lo an behold, my old trusty Sony is i love you!!!
February 9, 2009 at 2:26 PM Camera Repair said... Looked very bad for me.Then I found this posting. Canon Powershot A470 Lens Error Restart Camera The tiny focus screw threads have a tiny plastic washer that rides the focus lens back & forth. Canon Powershot A470 Digital Camera Manual I read your site but tips #1-5 didn't work.
Here's the fix, if all else fails. http://completeprogrammer.net/canon-powershot/canon-powershot-camera-lens-error-restart-camera.html Be careful, motor and sensor screws must come out. If your camera is a Canon, Sony, Konica, Minolta or Fuji, click on the following to see if your camera is listed:If Canon click hereIf Sony, Konica, or Minolta click hereIf Other manufacturers might have a different name for the same problem (lens error, access error, zoom error, lens obstructed, focus error...). Canon Powershot A470 Circuit City
Each application of a suggestion improved the lens cover operation. There are posts on the back of the "wings" that appear to go into holes around the lens. I read some of your posts and they were very helpful. http://completeprogrammer.net/canon-powershot/canon-powershot-a470-troubleshooting-lens-error.html Inloggen 257 259 Vind je dit geen leuke video?
Finally tried a more physical approach. Canon Powershot A470 Ebay Each time I tried to power up the camera I got "Lens Error, automatically shutting down - Restart Camera" - and it would turn off. My daughter dropped her Casio Ex-Z1050 while taking a picture and the lens would not extend fully and would retract again right away, but not fully.
Like I said, it turns on, but the lens only extends a tiny bit, and then the lens error comes up and it quickly turns off. Please don't blame me if instead undesirable results occur. the lens will not open, and seeing as i just bought this camera, i really dont want to replace it. Canon Powershot A470 Troubleshooting September 15, 2011 at 12:45 AM Anonymous said...
I just tried this out with my canon ixus 105 - and it worked! Thanks!!! This is a great post of fixes!! Check This Out Linked 4 What should I do when I get “Lens Error Restart Camera”? 0 The lens is stuck, and error message is displayed for Canon A4000 IS 1 lens error-Canon PowerShot