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Best place to send for repair

I dropped my camera this weekend and now it won't power on. No visible damage. Any ideas on who can look at it /estimate it? Any helpful tips or ideas to try?

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    Dropped camer and won't turn on. Everything else seems ok (i.e. no external visible damage)



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You local Fuji agent is about the only place to send it
Be warnd though -the price could be getting on toward a new camera
And they will as like as not make an inspection fee.

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