Having problems with your Fuji FinePix F20 Digital Camera ?

My camera hasn't been used for over a year or two now and the reason being is that when you press the shutter release button ...it makes the sound for half press but no matter how hard you press the button the picture is unable to be taken...What's the matter?? Is there any idea how much it would cost to repair or rather get a new camera??


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So the camera is at least two years old- that means it will cost more to repair than it would to buy a better new camera. Prices have been falling and specs rising dramatically, so don't throw money at this old camera. Sell it (as faulty) on eBay, and someone will buy it for parts to fix their old camera (some people just like a challenge).
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