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Sanyyo xacti j1- doesn't react when shutter button pressed

Hi and Thanks!
My xacti j1 doesn't take photos when I press the button. The battery is fully charged but it shows red in the little spot next to the viewfinder.

I can still view photos on my sd card. It still speaks when I turn it on, so i don't think it's the battery even though it shows red.

The button does move down a little so i don't think it's broken inside.

Thanks you for any suggestions!
Shona, Melbourne, Australia

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