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Dropped camera Though my camera was in a well-padded case, the contact with the cement in the metro-station was too much. Should I bother paying $211 for a Sony authorized dealer to even look at it, or should I apply the $211 to a new camera? The camera turns on but no longer takes pictures and won't shut off unless I remove the battery. My thanks in advance.

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  • donsig May 11, 2010

    Can you be more specific about the chip? I've looked through the service manual and it's difficult to tell what might have gotten jarred around in a drop.



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Hi first of all: ouch!! sounds like the chip got bumped.... this is a very good cam with good zoom and Megapixel you wont find any cam like this in twice the dealer service charge in the other hand it can cost you if the chip is the problem then it will.... its to your decision good luck

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