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Broken zoom gear

My camera was dropped on the lens while it was extended and it got pushed back in, breaking some teeth off the small gear that extends the lens. I know this is the problem because i took the camera apart and pulled the broken gear off. I was wondering if any one knew where i could get a replacemt gear? Thanks joe

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  • Joe Nelson Mar 06, 2007

    Here is the gear, I appologize for the poor res. I had to take the pic with my phone.

  • Joe Nelson Mar 06, 2007

    Here is a picture of where the gear is located, it might give you a better idea of what the gear looks like.

  • Joe Nelson Mar 28, 2007

    Do those images help?

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SONY SELLS ONLY THE WHOLE LENS. May be if I have a picture of the broken gear we can try and offer you from off market spares. videolabs@sonyspares.com

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