Having problems with your Kodak EASYSHARE Z1485 IS Digital Camera ?

I got my camera around January 2008 but I haven't gotten to use it for around a year and a half. This is the first time I can try to fix it due to costs and other problems. I think the camera is having CCD problems because I can't take pictures without them being black but I can see previous pictures just fine. I've heard that repairs for this sort of thing are expensive especially once the camera is out of warranty- with luck, mine happens to be out of warranty. How can I fix this? And if I wer


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Once a camera is two years old it is almost certainly going to be more economic to replace it (with a better spec) than to pay for a repair. It is human nature to resist throwing away something that cost so much, but it is less expensive to let go and move on.
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