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Samsung s700 camera lens won't retract

The lens will not retract, we have tried new fully charged batteries. The lcd display comes on but no buttons will work and it switches off after a few seconds and beeps

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  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2009

    I have the same problem and I was told it was probably dropped. I was told it would be fifty dollars to send it in. Is the camera worth that now?

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You must have dropped your camera where it caused damage in internal part. when cameras are dropped wires and screws inside loosen which will cause trouble. Have it checked by a pro. you might destroy it more if you try to fix it yourself. Thanks.

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I don't know your model, but a refurb lens can usually be installed for about $75 including return shipping. You should check the replacement cost of a used camera and see which is cheaper in the long run.

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