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Shutter Button won't snap a picture

For the past few months the shutter button has been dificult to use while taking a picture. It would take a picture but would take a couple seconds of holding down the shutter before it takes the photo. Now, it will allow you to depress halfway to focus the photo, however now it won't actually snap the photo. It doesn't matter how hard or long you press it, it just won't snap. The camera is out of warranty, what should I do? I am tempted to remoev the casing and see what I can place under the shutter to see if that will solve the problem. Help.

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You could try taking it apart as a last resort before you order the next one- whats to lose? BUT before you do so why not get onto Tech Support at Olympus and see what turns up They may offer a part exchange swap out for good price

Posted on May 17, 2007

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