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Broken zoom my camera was on so the zoom was out and i tripped and landed on it. now the inner part of the zoom is sat at an angle, wont move in or out & when i turn it on you can hear it attempt to push it out fully 5 times while the orange light flashes and then it gives up and turns off without the screen starting up. Does it sound fixable or is it time for a new camera? I only got it last xmas. Any idea where the best place to take it for fixing is? I'm based in Milton Keynes

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You may want to call Olympus Customer Service to discuss their repair policy and procedures. They will have suggestion as far as repair goes or give you a local place to take it for service. Their telephone number is 800-622-6372 option 2 and then option 3.

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