Having problems with your Leica C-LUX 2 Digital Camera ?

My Wife dropped the C-LUX 2 onto the pavement, it impacted on a corner of the body. Now, the lens will not open. Can this possibly be repaired?


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It can definitely be repaired, but there is no DIY fix. Your best bet is to get an estimate at a camera shop and then decide if the camera is worth the cost of repair.
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