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Eyepiece (clear plastic) replacement

The camera was dropped and the thin, clear plastic piece (about 2 cm x 1.7 cm) that is used to look through was broken. Is the part available, I have disassembled the assembly around it or is only the entire assembly available.

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Hello tryichem,
You can purchase Eye Piece Plastic Lens from Sony repair shop easily. Its name is "Lens (M) Assy, VF" and part number is "X-3951-166-1" Picture is attached for easy understanding.Eyepiece (clear plastic) replacement - 258993e.jpg

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