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I dropped my camera while using it and it fell about half a foot onto a wooden table. It's off but the lens is out and it won't come back on. Is there anyway of fixing it, or is it completely useless now? :/ it's a medion camera im not sure what model but its 7.0 megapixels

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OUCH! CAMERAS JUST AREN'T MADE TO SURVIVE DROPS AND YOU HAVE PROBABLY ONLY ONE COARSE AND THAT IS REPAIR. YOU MIGHT TRY TO CYCLE THE CAMERA ON AND OFF A COUPLE OF TIMES, AND PULL THE BATTERY AND RE-INSERT IT TO SEE IF YOU CAN JUMP START THE CAMERA. IF THIS FAILS I'VE ADDED A HOTLINK TO THE PAGE THAT GIVES FREE ESTIMATES ON REPAIR. BUT, REMEMBER, IF THE COST OF REPAIR IS CLOSE TO 50% OF THE COST, IT PROBABLY ISN'T WORTH REPAIRING BY THE TIME YOU GET THE FINAL BILL. IF YOU NEED MORE INFO, REPLY TO: ARCLIGHT1217

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GOOD LUCK!

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