Having problems with your Olympus Digital Cameras ?

I have had an Olypus C-5050 for a couple years and it has been so important to me that at times I have been known to take it to bed with me (that is camping just in case it rains...or if its too cold..) anyway..I really USED this camera...I loved it with such passion as I do most Olympus's that I have had (I am 70 years old and an obsessed photographer here in Halifax, Nova Scotia..by the way..my name is AnitaLouise Martinez..Phone 423 0703 area code 902...anyway as I have mentioned...I take RE


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AnitaLouise, I can fix your camera. I have a C5050 that may not be worth fixing, but I may be able to get a working one between them both. Please E-mail me pishta68 at hotmail.com and we can work something out. I too believe that the C5050 was one of the greatest 5MP digital cameras ever made, with lens quality that is unmatched even today.
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I have had an Olypus C-5050 for a couple years and it has been so important to me that at times I have been known to take it to bed with me (that is camping just in case it rains...or if its too cold..) anyway..I really USED this camera...I loved it with such passion as I do most Olympus's that I have had (I am 70 years old and an obsessed photographer here in Halifax, Nova Scotia..by the way..my name is AnitaLouise Martinez..Phone 423 0703 area code 902...anyway as I have mentioned...I take RE


AnitaLouise, I can fix your camera. I have a C5050 that may not be worth fixing, but I may be able to get a working one between them both. Please E-mail me pishta68 at hotmail.com and we can work something out. I too believe that the C5050 was one of ... Olympus Digital Cameras

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... Fuji FinePix S9500 Zoom Digital Camera

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... Sony Cybershot DSCTX5 Digital Camera

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... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T70 Digital Camera

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... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera

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... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T70 Digital Camera

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Well....that is not extreme cold....that is a defective inverter. ... Digital Cameras

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\015\012ol' ... Fuji FinePix F460 Digital Camera

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... Fuji FinePix F401 Digital Camera

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