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Camera stuck out an angle

Hi, I dropped my camera a few weeks back and it is now stuck out at an angle. I can still turn my camera on and browse through the pictures but when i turn it to the picture taking setting it says "turn off and turn on again" I have tried all the suggestions as posted on the forum and all have failed, I was wondering would it be feasible to try and fix it myself? I have no expertise but was considering buying the appropriate repair manuals and relevent parts? what you's think? any help would be great, cheers.

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  • Fran O' Reilly Jun 04, 2007

    thanks for your reply, I was wondering does anyone know a good place to buy camera parts??? cheers

  • IVANAS Apr 09, 2008

    YES i HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM BUT MY cAMERA IS SONY DSC-W35?

    PLEASE IF TELL ME IF I CAN REPAIR IT WITHOUT BUYING A NEW PARTS.BECAUSE IN MY COUNTRY THERE IS NO tEHNICAL SUPPORTS FOR SONY!

    THANK YOU

    IVANA

    MONTENEGRO

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If you can’t find a fix there is a guy in South Carolina who sells good used parts. I bought a LCD from him for $39.00 and it works great. I think his email is gerald.ray@aa-ark.com

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It is broken and you will have to send it away to be repaired Get on the the Sony Tech help teasm for more info re this.

Posted on Jun 04, 2007

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    john ash Jun 05, 2007

    Well now I don't,
    Are you sure you know how to dissemble it
    Which parts you need.
    Or even if parts are available?
    So much small electronics from kettles and toasters to media players are made to be binned if they die
    I am sure this is true of 'low end' cameras
    exactly when[price range?] they start stocking spares is any one's guess.
    Only Sony will be able to tell you that.
    Try a search - type in 'Digital Camera Parts' in your search engine

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