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Camera dropped and won't turn on

The other day, on a hike, our camera fell on the dirt from maybe a foot height. There is a superficial ding on the corner but the camera has not turned on since. Is there anything that can be done in order to fix or is the camera gone for good? It wasn't so hard of a fall, I was actually pretty shocked that it wouldn't turn back on in comparison with the other electronics i've dropped in my time.

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    I have the same problem!!!! Did you ever find a solution???

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What does the screen say when you turn it on? Does it say errror 31? If so you have to take the camera apart and set the lens barrell on the track. It is not difficult to do but time consuming. I have done several of these and you are going to need small philips and straight screw drivers. Just go slow and it will all go well if you need help let me know.

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