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Have an olympus trip 600 new out of the box. After loading film the red lite worked and I manually advanced film to # 1, pushed the shutter button and flash went off but film did not advance. Now only the rewind works. Considering the low cost of the camera is it worth having it repaired?

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You can find your manual here....www.olympus.co.jp/en/support/imsg/digicamera/download/manual/zoom/man_c725uz_e.pdf

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