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The shutter button on my Olympus 300 mju has suddenly become inoperative. Fels normal, but doesn't trigger shutter. Shutter works fine by remote control, and all other funcions seem normal. Any suggestions please?

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Well sometimes that happen, and can be two things 1st the camera got very wet, or the button inside got broken and needs to be replaced.

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