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Re: Shutter button working very intermittently

My camera is a (very old - 1995) Olympus Superzoom 120 35mm) and the shutter button isn't working properly. My question is really, is it worth trying to get it mended? There is rubber poking up round the shutter button & it is possible to pull out the top which is attached to a "concertina" of rubber underneath. Looks a bit serious to me? Would I be better off buying a new camera??

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  • foxhazel Nov 24, 2008

    Thank you! This is really what I suspected - this camera has been brilliant up to now, but given its age & the advance in technology I think it would be more cost-effective to get another camera, most likely digital (I was just waiting for an excuse to buy one!)

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Probably, finding the right part to replace the button may be difficult. Even if you could find the part, labor would make the repair not cost effective.

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