Introduction

Canon "E-18 error" happens when the lens gets stuck in the extended position. The LCD will display a little E-18 in the lower-left corner and start beeping.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Press and hold down the power button.
  • Place camera lens facing upwards on the table.

  • Press and hold down the power button.

  • Simultaneously press down the shutter button.

Add Comment

Image 1/1: To open the battery cover slide the black lever on the underside of the camera and pull the cover toward the front.
  • Replace the batteries in the camera.

  • To open the battery cover slide the black lever on the underside of the camera and pull the cover toward the front.

  • Remove the old batteries from the camera and wait a few moments.

  • Put in a fresh set of batteries.

  • Close battery slide and power camera back on.

Add Comment

Image 1/1: Plug in and turn the blow dryer on.
  • Put camera in the "no heat" setting prior to using the blow dryer.

  • Plug in and turn the blow dryer on.

  • Blow air in the gaps between the lens.

Add Comment

Conclusion

In conclusion, using this guide to fix the E-18 on the lens of the Canon PowerShot A80,will allow the camera to capture photos once again. To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Tim

Member since: 01/06/2011

119 Reputation

1 Guide authored

Team

Cal Poly, Team 7-31, Regan Winter 2011 Member of Cal Poly, Team 7-31, Regan Winter 2011

CPSU-REGAN-W11S7G31

6 Members

6 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 1

Past 30 Days: 26

All Time: 3,369