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FZ15 Problem should i buy new or get fixed?

I bought this camera about 3.5 years ago and it worked fine for the first 2.5. About a year ago i turned it on and it would not zoom in or out, when I would take a picture it would take about 30 seconds to a minute to save. I could turn it off and turn it directly back on it would power up fine but there would be no response to any buttons that i push (i.e. change capture mode from m to a or play). Whatever mode i turn it on in it will power up in but i cannot change it from there and if it is in a capture mode i cannot change the settings although it will still take a picture. There was a small period of time where it worked fine no problems unfortunately it did not last and i am not sure what i did to get it to work.

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Re: FZ15 Problem should i buy new or get fixed?

Yime for a new one - the price of a repair will be almost as much

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