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Lens won't focus

The lens on my DX6490 will not come into correct focus. The auto focus mechanism is working but I think the lens may be out of position slightly. The camera was dropped and everything works except this. All the pictures I take are blurred. Can I fix this myself or if I have to get it repaired is it worth the cost? Thanks.

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It will be a repair shop job to do properly and will cost - lots So bearing in mind the the mechanism is very delicate and the drop may have wrecked it anyway you have nothing to lose I feel in trying very very gently giving the partially out lens a little tug- you cant break it worse thats for sure Try it--------- Then go buy another camera ;-}

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there are a couple of "tricks" do getting this camera open drop me a line if you decide to proceed...

best of luck

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