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Shutter flops down and wont stay up

Shutter was forced open while closed (turned off), so the top half of the shutter drops down to cover half the lens and the bottom one stays down in the camera.

The shutters are floppy if you push it up to take a photo it drops down as if there is nothing to hold it there (no spring feeling).

The battery goes flat as if the camera has been left on - but the camera is turned off.

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  • Tony Parsons
    Tony Parsons Jul 28, 2017

    That is not actually the shutter, merely the lens cover - the shutter on most cameras resides near the focal plane. I fear that repair would cost more than replacement.



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Tapp the lense GENTLY in the opposite direction of the misalignment

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I have the same problem. Its actually because the On/Off button got pushed in somehow and its stuck. At this time right now, im not sure how to make it unstuck, but sometimes it will stay on. But when you push on, since its being held down, its stuck that way and immediately turns off because its still being held down constantly. Maybe try using a thing needle to try and push it out?

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SOURCE: How do I set a shutter delay on a cx4230 camera?

It is easiest to link you to your camera manual.

Click on:

Kodak CX4230 Manual

Go to page 20 in the manual for instructions.

While you have it open, save a copy to your computer for future reference.

Here it is if you don't want to do that:

In Capture mode, press the Menu button.

Highlight Self Timer , then press the Select button.

Highlight On, then press the Select button.

Press the Menu button to turn off the menu screen.

Place the camera on a flat surface or use a tripod.

Press the shutter button completely down to take the picture.

The red Self Timer light turns on for 8 seconds, then blinks for 2 seconds. The picture is taken.

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SOURCE: lens shutter one side is loose and flops

the only place i've ever seen that fixes small digital cameras like that is portatronics, but it's a mail-in business.

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have you changed your batteries do you have a warranty if you do take it back

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