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Camera repair my camera feel from apromimately a feet height and the shutter remains open and i cannot see any images on the lcd... just blue screen. and it shuts down after 5 secs but doest not retract the lens. please tell me wat to do abt it.. or where can i get it repaired? i am currently in delhi, india

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The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

Posted on Dec 23, 2007

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The following blog outlines some repair options for a lens error:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html

Posted on Dec 23, 2007

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