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I broke the tang off (on and off switch) and would like to replace it myself instead of sending it back and forth for repair. Does anyone know how to get to the switch? I have to turn it on now with toothpick hahhaha tacky in public; [email protected]


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This is really difficult to do and you could end up damaging the camera totally the problem is their are no instructions anywhere telling you how to do this and even if you take the camera into repair shop they will tell you they dont do this sort of repair if you are going to do it yourself then buy a second hand damaged camera that you can take apart yourself and then you will know how to take yours apart.
They dont repair these and from my experiance they are really difficult to take apart and repair its not worth destroying your camera as taking apart involves thin ribbons that carry the info to the lcd screen so be warned i wouldnt advise you to do this but ask other experts if you like.
Sorry i couldnt off anymore help but ive looked everywhere for instructions on taking these apart and their just arent any anywhere none that i can find anyway
Hi have anice day!
\015\012You didnt say make an model of ypur machine.
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