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My S5000 wont switch on to shoot mode

When I switch my camera on I can view the pictures on the memory card and perform all the functions on the menus, but when I switch it to camera mode I get no response - it just stays on the picture view mode, I have tried replacing batteries, memory cards etc, I think it might be the switch. Any Ideas??

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Re: My S5000 wont switch on to shoot mode

My mode awitch detached.
A fuji fix cists $130.
Where can I get help with assembly?


Posted on Dec 20, 2007

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hello Musicman, I think you can snap but not get view on lcd right ? and there is whole black on display right ? If so i think there is some problem with CCD and if ccd is damaged so no one can help you you have to replace it in fuji shop. good luck....

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