My broken Sony camera

My 2 year-old Sony RX100 camera wouldn’t fully open the telescopic lens nor would it fully retract it. Neither powering it off and on or removing the battery or pushing / pulling the lens had any effect.

As usual, an Internet search threw up many similar experiences as well as many solutions that worked for some and not for others. No way was I going to venture opening it up to replace a cable or wiggle this or that. But I did try a suggestion to loosen the screws in the base of the camera body. And it worked! After a little re-tightening of the screws so that they didn’t work themselves out,  all is well. We’ll see…