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Where can take my DSC-W1/W12 Battery door

Camera was dropped. The battery door will not stay closed.ww1

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I have several of these little Sony cameras and had the same problem with the battery door not latching on or locking up. If you want an easy fix, just look for your camera model number on Ebay and some sellers actually sell the complete battery door. You can also buy a For Parts Only camera with the same model number and use the battery door making sure it is intact of course? I doubt you can find or buy a battery door through Sony any more, a repair shop would charge an arm and a leg for such repair and that is if they even have extra parts for a camera that old?
I fixed one of mine by cutting two small pieces of a sewing needle, yes i know it souds corny and all but it worked. What usually breaks on these camera battery doors is 2 small tiny plastic tabs that that latch on to 2 tiny tabs attached to the camera body, when the door tabs break off theres no way the door can lock and so it just hangs open. I decided to measure 2 pieces of metal, more like rods from a needle and heated the tip and pierced through the battery door matching those tabs underneath. You do have to be very patient and careful with this as you don't want to miss the angle where the original tabs use to be. I did fix my camera even though you can see 2 tiny metal rod inserted through the battery door but it held up real good and still working.

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SOURCE: I dropped my Sony DSC-W1/W12

Yes, you can get new battery holder that comes with cover, part number is as follows:
175648311.... HOLDER, BATTERY (WITH TERMINAL Silver)
DSC-W1 Camera will take apart to replace battery compartment.
Hope these info will help you.
Thanks.

Posted on Sep 27, 2010

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Here's the seller I bought the door from. Hopefully the seller has more doors. =) :

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