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The lens are stuck!

The lens to my camera are stuck and whenever I want to turn it on, it turns off by itself. I tried to take it apart but I don't know how to take it apart. Someone Please Help! I need a solution fast-its a major emergency.

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  • penguino Dec 08, 2007

    same problem- haven't attempted to take it apart

  • Anonymous Mar 09, 2009

    Stuck. Need to take it apart. don't know how. 

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If you have tried to cure this, then buy a new camera, You will have caused further damage to fine moving parts- and a repair option will almost certainly cost more money and heart ache when you find you have spent money sending to a repair shop and paying for them to look and then telling you it cant be fixed.

Posted on Jun 22, 2007

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