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I took the lens off my Minolta x-700 camera, and a rectangular piece of plastic came out. Is there a way that I would be able to fix this, or would I have to bring the camera to a repair shop?

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    Obertelli May 29, 2010

    Sorry, but unless you can include a link to a diagram or clear photographs it's impossible to give you a definite answer.

  • dpriff3 May 29, 2010

    Sorry about that--I believe the piece of plastic is the shutter. It's now completely out of the camera, and I was wondering if I would be able to fix it, or would I have to take it to a repair shop. Also, would the repair cost more than the camera is worth?

    Thank you.

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If the piece is actually the shutter then the camera is now junk, sorry. Repairs are not economically viable and the parts are no longer available.

But I doubt it's the shutter as the shuuter curtains are either fabric or metal.

If you can't post a photo, then by all means take the camera to a repair shop and they'll tell you what the part is and where it goes.

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