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Camera was dropped

Lens error appeared & tried to on/off many times. recharging battery now, but when i tried to force the lens the cover popped off. i have the pieces and think i could reassemble but would like a diagram to be sure, if available

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This kind of small digital camera, their lens structures are quite compact and complicated. The lens are covered one layer by one layer, even if you can reassemble the lens glass into a whole one lens, you still need some very professional instruments(To my knowledge, OLYMPUS company makes these series of instruments, cause I work ed for OLYMPUS Microscopes over 10 years in China ) to accurate and test the focus founction is working correctly or not. So, it is not that simple as to just reassembing the lens glass.

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