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Firewire port damaged from cord ****. What can I do?

I had my laptop connected to my firewire port in my PV-GS300 when the laptop fell off a portable table, it jerked the firewire out making the port in camera loose and inoperable. Can it be repaired and if so where would I take or send it? ZQ from the Bx. NY

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You have very limited options here: 1. Repair it yourself - If you don't have soldering skills, do not attempt this. 2. Send it into Panasonic - http://www2.panasonic.com/consumer-electronics/support/Cameras-Camcorders/Camcorders/MiniDV-Camcorders/Warranty-CCP/model.PV-GS300.W#ts
That site has all the warranty information and a number to call in order to get everything in motion.
3. Take it to your local electronics store - Although this is a dying breed, there are still stores all around the US that service electronics. Look in your yellow pages for the nearest repair store.

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