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Casio Exilim Dropped and smashed digital screen on the back camera still takes good photo's but unable to view on camera or set up shot. How much will this repair cost me? more than the camera is worth?


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Yes more than likely Casio would charge more than the camera is worth to fix it. You could call them and ask them and sometimes if it does cost more than new they will offer you can upgrade.
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