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The Canon Powershot A1200 is a 12-megapixel point-and-shoot camera that uses an f2.8 28mm-equivalent wide-angle lens with a 4x zoom. It was originally released in 2011.

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The lens does not retract

The lens does not retract. The screen shows the words "lens error. Will shut down automatically. Restart


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Bob Corke, very common issues with digital cameras. Take a look on here and see if that helps, If it does not, you most likely will have to replace the lens.

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The compressed air step fixed my camera !! It worked!


IT WORKED ! The step using the compressed air fixed my Canon Powershot A1200 camera. THANKS!


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