landed on wood, knocking a few stairs on the way, still survived, my camera is great for everything a sony dsc h9. Janeymac in Manchester UK. Thank you again, v much appreciated. I had a Canon A80 with that problem and the fix worked, but only for a while. Very accurate fit. 2. The camera/lens (24-70mm f/2.8L) was mounted on a tripod, about 2 feet up. Gripping the lens filter too hard can cause it to deform into an elliptical shape, which causes the other side to dig into the threads and bind. All photos are blurry. Help. This is an obvious step, but if you can get the filter off the normal way, by all means try to do so. Usually a stuck lens is caused by dirt getting into the gap between the lens barrel sections. There is clearly some sort of quality control problem with the phone, and it's unacceptable that this would happen on any device.. not just a $1400 one! Now the smallest ring on the end of the lens is pushed in … Turn the power back on and check if the drive part of the lens moves properly. If the lens still will not open, retract or extend, reset the camera. Sometimes, using the least amount of force will allow the filter to turn loose. After a short while, the lens stopped autofocusing and I began getting errors about connecting to the camera. You can easily retract the camera lens. My worst fear had happened. Check for visible cracks, scratches or … Fix #1: Remove the batteries from the camera, wait a few minutes. No damage at all to the phone. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended. The simplest thing to try is a freshly recharged battery, which might just have the … To do this, remove the lens from the camera. I officially broke it. I opened the bag and removed the camera. If the LCD display does not come on DON'T PANIC, it just means the ribbon cable is not fully seated. Believe it or not, one BIG contributor to lens errors is using a camera case. If the Battery Indicator indicates that the battery charge is low, replace or recharge your batteries, then retract the camera lens by performing the procedure below. Thank you so much! [A] Drive part of the lens If the lens is not extending and/or you are still receiving a lens error message on your display screen, then it is safe to rule the batteries out as the cause of your jammed lens. Hello,couple of days ago i dropped my camera and untill that point my camera worked fine.so only part removed from the camera was the battery door,other than that just a scratch on the body,and then i put back the camera door and also the battery firmly placed,but still it won't turn on,i would greatly appreciate your ideas that might get it to work,thank you in advance It kept getting stuck and eventually wouldn't turn on at all (after about 6 months of "fixes") and I had to buy another camera. I accidently bumped the tripod and the lens was set at 24mm (lens all extended out). My body instinctively stopped breathing for a second. Turn the power off, eject the battery pack, and reinsert it into the camera. Tried a hard reset tried leaving it off for a … So I did the most incredibly stupid thing yesterday - I dropped my pristine Kiron 105. Has anyone else had the same problem. A stuck automatic lens cover is a fairly common problem, but it is normally easy to fix. 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