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Shutter does not work.

I dropped the camera e500 Fuji and when turned on the screen is illuminated but blank and the shutter does not work

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It's not a shutter, but aperture unit is jammed.
Try these: Move lens all the way out and while pressing release button, gently tap on the tip of the lens using something soft/havy like small rubber hammer or piece of rubber.

Posted on Apr 16, 2009

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