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Canon ixus 500 digital camera

The memory card door catch has broken and will not stay closed can I buy a new door

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  • Anonymous Jul 11, 2008

    I have the same problem my memory card door cover is broken and I am having trouble getting hold of a new one the supplyer wanted to sell me another camera ??

    I am happy with the camera I have where could I get hold af a new part ??

  • fixya950 Aug 21, 2008

    Tiny bit of plastic broken off, currently using a rubber band round the body to keep door shut.



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You can buy original/oem spares on US ebay with instructions to fit

Posted on Aug 21, 2008


Hey if this is still usefull...
you dont nescesarly need a new door, there is a small black pin at the very top of the slot on the camera body and a grey piece of plasitic sticking out on the door. The camera wont turn on unless the pin is pushed in (normaly by the piece on the door) so just find a way to keep it pushed in. you wont need a new door.

Posted on Aug 12, 2008

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I have never done this, however I have heard that u jut take the camera to the place u bought it from or any other electronic shop and ask for a new catch. If the camera is a common model then parts should be easy to get. This must be quite a common problem I would imagine so I am sure the retailer u bought it from can help, don't forget your proof of purchase,
I can't imagine the new door will be free.

This sort of thing with the door happened to me the other day and I thought I would have to buy a new door, however I was able to get someone else to put it back in place.

Posted on Feb 12, 2008

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