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Lens wont work

The lens wont come out when switched on, it makes the sound as if it was but nothing happens?

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Re: lens wont work

The the Gearing is shot. Check the Sony Tech Support team for adivce But if you are being asked to pay for a repair solution Then money would be better spent on a new camera.

Posted on Jul 10, 2007

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