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Broken Mode Switch for Canon Powershot A530

\015 What are our options since the mode switch broke & is set\015\012in taking photos but won't move to allow downloading those photos?\015

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Broken Mode Switch for Canon Powershot A530

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Mode Switch Have you a diagram of the mode switch mechanics as I believe the mode switch has broken a piece of plastic that moves the micro miniature slider switch on the pcb If you have, can you post it to [email protected] Thanks

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