Andrea Lock 6831 Answers SOURCE: kodak easyshare v570 e45 error...what is the solution ???
The problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.
Use these at own risk as it may further damage the camera.
Firstly , try connecting your ac adapter or usb cable.
Try holding the shutter button while switching on the camera.
Look at the lens , and if some of the lens 'circles' is misaligned or not concentric then try wiggling it (while holding camera lens down).
Try gently pushing or pulling the lens when it extends but this is risky as it may cause the lens barrel to slip out of its guidance system.
Another way to do this is to place the camera lens down on a hard surface and then power it up. Be sure to use a soft cloth or something similar as to not scratch your lens or casing. Let the lens push the camera up and down a few times and sometimes the little resistance provided by the camera is enough to get things going again.
Try hitting your camera near the lens on the body with the soft tissue on the palm of your hand.
Other than that , I would take the camera to a repair center for a evaluation to see if it would cost more to repair than to replace the camera.
If it is still under warranty I would suggest you take it in before trying any of these steps and remove any off-brand batteries or accessories as some stores are really fussy about warranty repairs on camera's with non-brand accessories.
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Hope the advise is useful. please do not hesitate to let me know if you need any further assistance. Also, please be so kind to let me know if you found this helpful.
it may be the lens contacts or grit in the gears open it up on the side of the lens you will see a row of thin gold coloured contacts that report the lens position back to the cpu sometimes these get dirty or bent.on the side of the lens is a motor, look where the gear meets the lens and use a pin to flip out any grit that is stuck in the teeth. Its very unlikely the lens is "out of alignment" this just cant happen unless its been dropped or bashed, in which case it may be broken. Also i have heard some people bashing the camera a couple of times to get it working.. hold the camera and bash the edge next to the lens against the palm of you hand as hard as you can, one I did have to get a little more medieval on and bashed aginst a bit of carpet on the bench.. but it worked... might be worth a go if the next step is the bin...
Product description Box Includes: EasyShare V570 Dual Lens Digital Camera, Photo Frame Dock 2 with insert, USB and A/V cables, rechargeable Li-ion battery, 5V AC adapter, EasyShare software, case and carry strap
The Kodak EasyShare V570 Dual Lens Digital Camera is a first in digital cameras. It features unique KODAK RETINA Dual Lens Technology, for incredible, vibrant shots with exceptional clarity and sharpness. One lens is for ultra-wideangle. The other is a 3x zoom lens. Choose the one that best fits your needs for the moment. The V570 is fully automatic and can shoot high-quality still and video images. With purchase of an optional dock, you can enjoy a host of EasyShare features that make this digital-camera even friendlier. Color Modes - high color, natural color, low color, sepia, black and white Burst Mode - 2.3 fps, maximum 4 images in any quality mode Panorama stitch mode, with up to 180 degrees of wide-angle coverage On-camera digital enhancement features - Digital red-eye reduction, cropping, and blurry picture detection View and share your shots anytime, anywhere with the on-camera Favorites collection Onboard cropping and enlarging 32 MB internal memory SD/MMC card expansion slot (we advise purchasing an optional 256MB SD card or larger for more practical storage and use) On-camera Share button lets you have photos ready to print or e-mail instantly Record VGA video with sound MPEG-4 compression Digital image stabilization in video mode Video print options, including 4, 9, or 16 prints Includes Kodak EasyShare software to help you organize, print, and share your photos / EasyShare dock is optional Built-in electronic-flash Is PictBridge and ImageLink capable Transfers with PC and Macintosh Unit Dimensions - W H D - 4 2 . 8 in. (101 49.8 20.4 mm) / Weighs 4.5 ounces without battery
Amazon.com Amazon.com Review We have to tell you, wide-angle capabilities in a point-and-shoot digital camera are a revelation. Does this camera have that and more? Sure does. Dual lenses, so that it goes from a wide 23mm equivalent to a 117mm equivalent (6x zoom) without a protruding lens? Check. A large, beautiful LCD? Sure thing. An in-camera panoramic stitch that makes the most of both those features? Oh, yes.
Click for larger image. The V570's wide-angle lens creates interesting effects. (See larger image.) The V570 is also incredibly compact. We carried it in a front pant pocket while traipsing around London, in a jacket pocket on the ski slopes, and in a cargo-pant pocket on mountain climbs. The V570 is very portable, and it's so inconspicuous in its small size that we felt secure with it in a front pant pocket while strap-hanging on Mexico City public transportation. And then there are the pictures. We love that the wide-angle setting allows us to fit so much into the picture. It also creates some interesting stretching effects in close-ups, as with the photo of cakes at left. In addition, color reproduction is stunning: blue skies are faithfully rendered, bright colors remain bright even in low-light settings or flash photos, and contrast and tonal range are almost always as perfect as we could hope.
Click for larger image. Click for larger image. Click for larger image. Panoramic mode is easy to use and works beautifully. (Click images for larger views.) The in-camera panoramic stitch mode is also extremely easy, and it produces exquisite results. The only down side to this feature is that it severely limits your other photographic options--the two or three images that make up the panoramas are taken at 3.2-megapixel resolution, and the flash won't fire while you're in panoramic mode. However, we found the resolution to be sufficient in the end, and reserving panoramic use for well-lit scenarios did not prove such a hardship. (Make sure to check out other customers' photos, taken in a range of lighting situations, via the link above.) Some of our favorite photos taken with the V570. (Click images for larger views.) Click for larger image. Click for larger image. Click for larger image. Finally, the camera's video function performs admirably. A friend used his V570 to film a football team taking the field, and both image and sound were top notch. And the large, bright 2.5-inch LCD does its duty well as a photo and video viewer. Separate buttons allow you to zoom in on sections of a photo and navigate within one picture or all the pictures on your card. (Photos can also be viewed in a multi-up mode, which displays nine at a time, or in a slideshow that can be shown on the screen or on your television.) This is not to say that the camera doesn't have a few imperfections. It must be docked for charging the battery or downloading images. In photos, bright lights are occasionally surrounded by a purple fringe. The power and scene mode buttons are on the small side, and there's no way to prevent the camera from displaying just-taken images for five seconds after the shot (though you can take another photo immediately by pressing the shutter-release button twice).
These are small gripes about an otherwise stellar camera, though. We've found the V570 to be the best combination of unique features, impressive styling, and overall user-friendliness of any cameras currently available, and we cannot recommend it enough.--Sarah Sternau
Pros Wide-angle lens produces beautiful photos Color reproduction is amazing In-camera panoramic stitch works wonderfully Cons 5-second post-capture review can't be turned off Occasional purple fringe Limited settings options in panoramic mode
Award-winning item Digital still camera [Kodak EasyShare V570 dual lens digital camera] Domain/Category Product Design - Cameras and digital cameras Company(Nationality) Kodak Digial Product Center, Japan Ltd. (Japan) Award Number 06A03051
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