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Flash broken,lens stuck i turn it on and the camera clicks and it sounds like the lens is detached from what useed to move it. its says "acess" then black screen then "Turn power off and on." i think its forever broken.. :( flash broken,lens stuck i turn it on and the camera clicks and it sounds like the lens is detached from what useed to move it. its says "acess" then black screen then "Turn power off and on." i think its forever broken.. :(

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I have the same problem...so do you think that it's so expencive to repair??

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The gears within the lens housing are broken. flat rate if sent to sony usually is about 150 i know its almost the price you paid.

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