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A viewfinder problem for my Sony A-100

I had my camera repaired after a coffee spill knocked out the top board directly under the top cover. That took care of all the problems except now my view through the viewfinder is a spot instead of a rectangle. The pictures are all fully filled and look fine but I can's see the corners of my shot through the viewfinder. The repairman believes that Sony has a configuration change for this but we couldn't find anything.

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This is probably a problem you are going to have to take up with your repairman but first, take the lens off and look in the camera but don't touch. Did the repairman forget to peel off the protective plastic? If not, kindly have him order another and replace it free of charge since he did not complete the services required on his end of the bargain (which was to get your camera back to its original state in exchange for money). Perhaps it was a once-in-a-lifetime mistake on Sony's part. Good luck!

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