Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera ?
Broken mode switch
\015 Hi,I recently broke my Canon\015\012Powershot A520's mode switch (the switch to operate between shoot and\015\012playback mode). I am not able to find a replacement part. I will highly\015\012appreciate any suggestions/help in this regard. Thanks, Jayesh\015
I have a spare camera I picked up for parts...they are often available on ebay. email me and perhaps we can work out something. I haven't taken the camera apart yet but plan to use the LCD on another one that is broken. Let me know [email protected]
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