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Dropped camera dear sirs, i dropped my PVGS 180 camera this morning the viewfinder is not showing, it looks cracked, it works in playback mode, but its does not record. can it be repaired, I have a friend coming to new york next week where can it be dropped off and what would be the estimated cost for repairs, i live in the caribbean adrian boodan adrianboodan@gmail.com

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Try throwing it away, it might cost you more to fix than replace, buy a sony next time

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