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Broken shutter I dropped my canon powershot A540, and now the shutter doesn't work. teh camera seems to functional perfectly otherwise. I'm pretty sure that its just some spring or connection that was broken, because the shutter is lose. There is very little resistance when i push it and when i try to press only halfway i cannot feel a "half shutter". can i fix this myself?

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  • registrat836 Apr 10, 2009

    i dropped my camera, same model, in the toilet. i tried to turn it on and it was working, except for some condense on the lens, which would return white pictures. so, i opened it and allowed to dry for three days. after, the shutter wouldnt open at all anymore and photos are just black...

  • Anonymous May 14, 2009

    I dropped mine as well and am experiencing the same exact problem. After taking it apart it seems as if there is alittle plastic piece that needs to reach a certain distance down to hit the sensor for the shutter. I think when dropped the end of it broke off and now doesn't reach. I'm not sure how I am going to remedy the problem.

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