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Olymus, She said thet is was dropped, Gets power, seems like lense jammed

Should i take her apart? I KNOW ITS OLD I HAVE MORE CAMERSA, BUT THIS CAMERA WAS MY FAV!! Wonder if its worth fixing,, any ideas? Prob cost more to fix then its worth, Right? Bummer i just reallly like the way this one worked and shot good pix. WONT TAKE PICS, NO DISPLAY. U CAN HEAR IT 'MOVING' the lense parts. DARN KIDS, that dumb boy friend of hers dropped it, prob on purpose, But at keast he's ouuta our like now, so, should i take her apart??? this could be fun!!

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Hello Sammy, The lens assembly is a very delicate part of any camera. It contains small servo-motors and inductance coils along with the actual lens. Even service centers are having trouble managing to fix this and these problems lead in most of the cases in the replacing of the camera's lens assembly. I recomand you to go to a service center, present them the problem and then ask them for a cost estimate before they do something with it. I'm sorry this is not what you wanted to hear. Back some time in our history sultans killed the messangers who delivered bad news. :)

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