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The shutter cover will not open to allow lens to extend olympus stylus 800


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These cameras have a capacitor to operate various mechanisums in this camera. When a capacitor gets weak the operations will cease
\015\012 The repair cost out weighs the cost of a new replacement camera
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The shutter cover will not open to allow lens to extend olympus stylus 800


These cameras have a capacitor to operate various mechanisums in this camera. When a capacitor gets weak the operations will cease\015\012 The repair cost out weighs the cost of a new replacement camera ... Olympus Digital Cameras

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Simply wear and tear.- dirt ingression- damage from a knock- nothing you can do about unless you are a watchmaker.\015\012A repair will be as costly as simply replacing it\015\012Check out Fuji support though to be sure. ... Fuji FinePix A345 Digital Camera

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Sean \015\012\015\012 Sorry about this but Olympus charge \302\243100 flat rate for all repairs- costly i thought. however i opted for buying a replacement from Ebay \302\24330 as good as new. seems a real waste but looks like olympus run an almost d ... Olympus MJU 300 Digital Camera

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HiNo, yours is not screwed if any other camera function work.I would like to help you. Could you photo the dent area and post here. After that I can help you. ... Digital Cameras
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