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\015 Hi! I recently acquired a Sony Cybershot DSC-F717 from my mother, who tends to just throw things away once they stop working, rather than try to fix them.As near as I can tell, the ONLY problem with this camera is that the shutter is stuck closed. When I turn the camera on, i can feel the mechanics whirring to open it, but nothing happens. Clicking the shutter button, the flash goes off and the camera makes its ''c-click!'' sound, and the LCD shows that a picture has been taken--but the screen is black because the shutter was never opened.Does anyone know how to fix this, or where i can get it fixed for under $100?\015

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Sony should fix this for you for free, but it will cost you $15 shipping. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following link for more info:
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Cyber-shot DSC-F717, F88, P10, M1, P12, P2, P31, P32, P51, P52, P7, P71, P72, P8, P92, T1, T11, T3, T33, U10, U20, U30, U40, U50, U60, V1

CD Mavica MVC-CD250, CD400, CD500, and FD Mavica MVC-FD100, FD200
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