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Tuning Up
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Registered: ‎11-21-2012
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What does "camera error" mean?

Every time I start up my NEX-5N, it just says "Camera Error". Nothing preceded this error. I can't see anything wrong. Any ideas?

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Posts: 1,304
Registered: ‎11-14-2012

Re: What does "camera error" mean?

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Hi rhware,


Try the steps mentioned on the below page to resolve the issue.


CAMERA ERROR or SYSTEM ERROR shows on the LCD screen.


If the message appears frequently, service may be required. You can initiate service request from:


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