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I use(d) a Mavica FD73 for five years. I sell antique jewelry and silver online, and therefore need a camera with an exceptional macro mode. The FD73 provided me with superb close-up shots of the pieces I was photographing. However, two days ago I was photographing when the shutter button apparently just stopped working. Everything else on the camera works: playback mode, picture mode, the buttons all work. It's just that when I press the shutter, nothing occurs (i.e., the flash, if turned on, does not work; the green dot on the LCD does not appear; and of course, no picture is taken). Has anybody ever experienced this before, and if so, is it anything I can fix without paying ~200.00 to send it to Sony and have it fixed? (I can buy a replacement on eBay for that much, so I do not want to do that).

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Have you repair it ? I Solve the very same problem with my FD-75 just yesterday !

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Dont give up - i am expecting a call from my daughter was the first to experirnce the format problem, she fixed it but i cant seem to get it formatted myself. i will let you know what the problems are asap

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