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Broken flash bulb

The bulb in the pop-up flash is clearly broken. I called Sony and they said the part is $43.00. I have unscrewed and opened the housing around the pop-up flash, but have not attempted to extract the bulb as of yet for fear that I may damage something. The camera is no longer under warranty. Is it feasible for me to change this bulb on my own?

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Yes that is true just beware of the capacitor terminals.it can give you a shock ,you may not want to hold it again when that happens.be sure you have your tweezers insulated with rubber.and a soldering iron,should be at least 20watts.and be sure the flash bulb you are trying to put matches

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Yeah, but look out, that capacitor can almost kill you! If you can find the flash bulb, it is very important that you do not touch the bulb with your fingers. Use rubber gloves. You may have to solder the bulb leads in.

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