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What good is a camera that doesn't take photo's?

At the week-end, when i turned my camera on, the photo function has ceased to work. The lens does not extend and there is no image on the LCD! All menu options are visible on the LCD The playback function is working correctly though! Has anybody experienced anything like this before? Any help appreciated.

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Contacted Fuji - they offered to fix it for ?160.Didnt give a reason for the failure. Didn't get it fixed as a new one only costs ?220! Will be keeping clear of Fuji's in the future.

Posted on Aug 04, 2007

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