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Lens There is something wrong with my Stylus 770 SW's lens. I was taking pictures and when I tried opening it, my finger caught the lens and now the lens is halfway closed/open. Any suggestions?

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Re: Lens

The very delicate and fragile lens mechanism has been skewed by that knock. Try Olympus for a repair price but I suspect you will be buying that new camera once you see the price

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