Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera ?

Canon sd1100is, lens is dirty internally. how to disassemble?


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You cannot disassemble the lens assembly without completely ruining your camera. What makes you think it's dirty internally and does it affect the final picture?
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Canon sd1100is, lens is dirty internally. how to disassemble?


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