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Bent lens. The camera is 6 months old and was dropped, the lens is bent in at an angle,it switches on but wont take photos. I havent tried anything yet, I would like some advice first, also is there anywhere to look at an internal diagram. Thank you. Derek.

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Re: Bent lens.

The complete service manual costs US$21.00 and we can upload. The Lens block may be expensive at US$120.00-3 weeks and needs confirmation. Regards, Siva

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