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Battery door broken

Is there anyway to fix the door to the battery compartment of a camera. It seems a small plastic piece broke off. I have to take it shut to get it to work.

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Yes i have fixed it. Sorry for my spell, but i try. First i kutt off the little broken plastic-bits with a knife. Demontage the four skrews in the battery flip. I take a little bit stainless string ca 0,5 mm dia and ca 20mm long. I hold this string with a handtool (tong)and put a soldering-heater on the end off the string and pusch the string troth down two times and get two holes there the two tabs have been.And after that a bend with a tong the string like an U (2x90 degrees) exaktly after the hole-with. And after that a pusch down the string in the two holes exaktly so high so the little finger on the battery-door go in. Test and try with the battery-door. And take a thinn tong and bend out the string to the left and to the right inside the kamera. Thats it. Work with care and slow and exaktly with mm-tholeranse. Good luck !!

Posted on Sep 21, 2007

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