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Nightshot Plus I am unable to switch nightshot plus off. Which is making it impossible to video in daylight. I think, looking at the camera it has been dropped and suspect that the switch is not working correctly. How do i strip the camera to get at the switch?

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Re: Nightshot Plus

If you really feel up to it the thing has screws, start opening them and take of the plastic cover. But think 4 times before messing with a 400 $ camera, maybe you'd rather take it to a lab, shouldn't be too expensive. There's many things that can go wrong if you do it yourself Good luck

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