Having problems with your Olympus Camedia C-5050 Zoom Digital Camera ?

The battery door hook which is situated on the body is broken. It seems the hook (latch) is molded on the battery compartment (body) How can I fix this. I am fond of this camera and I have the full accessory set (lenses and filter). I dont like to go to another type. Thanks


Answers :

I have the spare part you need. If the latch on the door is broken, No problem, if the catch on the plastic frame inside the camera is broken, that is part of the main chassis and is huge work to replace without just replacing the entire chassis. May I suggest 2 small rare earth magnets? One glues to each side of the closure, should keep door closed as the hinge spring holds the door closed and the catch keeps it from being opened by the operators right hand when taking pictures.
If you have all of the pieces, you can use crazy glue to make the repair, otherwise take your camera to any camera shop where they will have access to whatever broken components need to be replaced. Regards, Joe
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