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Lens not working

In your experience if a lens is broken what is the estimate cost to fix?

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It depends, if it just jammed - to unjam it in to normal working order - $50-$100
If any of the internal parts are damaged/broken - not economical at all.

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Anything can be fixed, its more of a cost thing now.


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