Having problems with your Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera ?

Getting stuck my lens open but as the shutter come out it get stuck


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This is almost certainly a 'No Repair situation.'
With the camera switched on try gently slapping the camera in to your other hand to try to get the lens into gear.
If this does not work then it is time for the camera to be replaced.
A quote for repair will either be so high as to be uneconomic or simply that no spare parts will be available.
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Getting stuck my lens open but as the shutter come out it get stuck


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