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Jammed lense I dropped my cybershot camera on the tile counter. Lense is stuck in the out position and is off kilter. The two pieces don't line up and it won't go back in. Can it be fixed? How do I do it?


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Good news and bad. It can be fixed, but this is not a DIY project. Any attempts at fixing it yourself will likely worsen the problem. The camera needs professional repair, but make sure that you get an estimate before you commit to the repair -- you may have to decided if the camera is worth this extra expense.
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Jammed lense I dropped my cybershot camera on the tile counter. Lense is stuck in the out position and is off kilter. The two pieces don't line up and it won't go back in. Can it be fixed? How do I do it?


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Need to replace back door unit contact UScamera.com ... Digital Cameras

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Just saying chang ur camera is the golden word ... Nikon Coolpix L15 Digital Camera

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The lense on the camera wont go back into the camera, I tired turning it off and on several times, the lense goes back partway but then pops back out


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