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8270RE: [canondigicamhacking] Re: Autofocus lens problem

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  • Yahoo Cosmin
    Nov 12, 2012
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      If you have Canon EOS 450
      On - off your camera.

      If problem is solved then you must do firmware update




      Sent from my ASUS Pad

      Ed A <eda@...> wrote:

      >I had a similar problem in the past. Not the whirling thing, but it won't take photos. I turns out that the contacts were not perfectly in line because I accidentally pushed the lense release and the lense was slightly turn away from the locked position. It won't take photos because, I guess, there wasn't a focused area.
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      >Sent from Samsung Mobile"davidbinks@..." <davebinks@...> wrote:No its definitely the lens. The servo motor whirrs but is obviously not connected to the gear box.
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      >I have abandoned it and bought a replacement which works fine on the body..
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      >Thanks for your help anyway.
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      >Dave
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      >--- In canondigicamhacking@yahoogroups.com, "Ken Levin" <klevin99@...> wrote:
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      >> Maybe it's not the lens but the camera body. For instance if the mirror
      >> were dirty, it could interfere with autofocus.
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      >> It is also possible that the contacts between the lens and camera body are
      >> corroded.
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      >> I suggest trying the lens on another camera body.
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      >> Ken
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      >> From: canondigicamhacking@yahoogroups.com
      >> [mailto:canondigicamhacking@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      >> wm.merritt@...
      >> Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2012 10:01 AM
      >> To: canondigicamhacking@yahoogroups.com
      >> Subject: Re: [canondigicamhacking] Autofocus lens problem
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      >> Suggest looking for a replacement. I do not believe they are worth having
      >> them cleaned or repaired. Just my opinion.
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      >> iSloke <matt.slocum@... <mailto:matt.slocum%40gmail.com> > wrote:
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      >> >Hi all,
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      >> >I have a EFS Canon 18-55mm IS lens. The other day I took it to the beach. I
      >> never got any sand on it that I know of, and nothing noticeable happened to
      >> the lens. A few hours after I left I tried to take pictures, and it won't.
      >> The little focus squares don't flash, and so the camera won't fire. It turns
      >> out that if I turn the focus ring completely out of focus, then when I press
      >> the fire button the motor will turn it back into focus then fire. It seems
      >> like it only won't focus or fire when it is slightly out of focus.
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      >> >I'm thinking that maybe some micro sand in the air or even the salty air
      >> effected the lens. Is there any thing I can do to fix it? Can I clean
      >> something?
      >> >
      >> >Thanks,
      >> >Matt
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