Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX S8000 Digital Camera ?

My daughter drropped her coolpix s8000 camera. It landed on the corner near the flash and bent in a little. The flash would not open up. I had to bend ti back so the flash will now pop up. However, the flash does not work with a message that says the flash is not fully raised. Where is the senso for the flash being raised?


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I had the same issue, droped camera then even if flash is opened the flash was no triggered. As Paul said I found the sensor for sensing the flash position, I made a few trials then I soldered one pin of the sensor to the sensor's case like in the picture attached. Now is working the flash all the time even if it is closed.... opening the flash is manually.... but still better than without flash at all..
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Hi, I have a Nikon Coolpix S8000 and last week I dropped it. One of the edges is a bit damaged, but everything seems to work normally. The problem that came up later is that although flash raises normally, I get the message "Flash is not fully raised" and all the photos are taken with no flash, even when I choose to take photos with flash and it's actually fully raised. What can I do??? Thanks in advance!
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