Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare Z950 Digital Camera ?

I dropped the Z950 and the zoom is struck in.


Answers :

The mechanism of your zoom motor is probably damaged caused by the impact. The best thing you can do is to send your digital camera to the nearest repair service center and have it checked.
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