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I have an old Olympus OZ110 ZOOM camera (1992) and I recently put new batteries in it and turned it on. It wouldn't take any pictures or zoom. Then when I turned it off, the shutter wouldn't close. Is there anything I can do to fix it or is it dead?
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I have an old Olympus OZ110 ZOOM camera (1992) and I recently put new batteries in it and turned it on. It wouldn't take any pictures or zoom. Then when I turned it off, the shutter wouldn't close. Is there anything I can do to fix it or is it dead? Thanks heaps!
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