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Cable ribbon for backlight is damaged. where to get a replacement? Canon Ixus 750.

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Go on ebay international seller..its possible to can find replace for your model..or search a faulty camera on ebay international..and pull out the replacement from the falty camera. paolo sorry for my english

Posted on Aug 05, 2010

  • martin_is199 Aug 05, 2010

    Wow fasssst reply..thank you. I have looked on ebay and searching for replacement/faulty camera but wanted to see if there were any actual replacements for the backlight available standalone. Thank you.

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