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Does not take or record photos

Hi, everything seems to work on my DSC-P51 except that it will not take (or record) photos and the flash does not go although the light/on screen symbols all seem normal. The LCD screen lights up fine and there is a green flashing light symbol for about a second after the shutter is pushed. No error codes come up and I have `scan-disked' the memory stick and it seems fine. I am just using alkaline batteries. It's a really nice old camera and I would like to fix it if possible and would be happy to try taking it apart in an attempt to save it rather than throw it away. Any help or advice would be appreciated.

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Replacing the CCD unit as well as the flash unit should do the job. Part number for the CCD A7031357A, pn for the flash unit 147667831. If you need more info, please advice. Arpi

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