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DSC P52 cybershot camera

A couple days ago i dropped my cybershot DSC P52 camera. now every time i turn it on the lens studders and doesnt open or close fully , it also gives me a error E:91:01. ive read that it is a motar problem but i dont know how to take apart the camera saftly. can any one shed some light on my problem and possibly provide pics

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Re: DSC P52 cybershot camera

I cannot provide the answer but i think it may have something to do with the shutter mechanism. When you dropped it, something inside the mechanism may have bent or stopped. Don't take the camera apart yourself, take it to a specialist such as an electronics store. I hope this helps. Good Luck!

Posted on Sep 11, 2007

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This site will take you to a free download location for a PDF version of your user manual for this camera. On page 60 it gives details on how to set up the "special effects" for b&w picture taking.

In Summary:

1.Set the mode selector to the "Camera" icon.

2. Press "Menu"

3. Select [PFX] (P. Effect) with the horizontal arrows

4. Select the type of effect with the vertical arrows

5. To cancel the picture effect in #3, select "off"

I hope this helps!

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Hi - You can download the manual from the link underlined in blue below:



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