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Lens is stuck

So my sister dropped my camera with the lens out and now it is screwed...the lens won't go back in at all...could I get it fixed or would it be cheaper to just buy a new one???

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  • unscented Dec 13, 2007

    I dropped my camera today and the lens wont go back in.
    and when i turn it on it says
    Lens Error M525-12 (7f80)
    How can I fix it?

  • javiervaldez Mar 12, 2008

    I drop the camera, and the lens are stuck now, the display sad "error lens M525-14

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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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