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I HAVE A SAMSUNG ST60/ST61 CAMERA... I DROPPED IT ONTO A WOODEN, FLOOR AND NOW THE SHUTTER WILL NOT OPEN OR CLOSE



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I HAVE A SAMSUNG ST60/ST61 CAMERA... I DROPPED IT ONTO A WOODEN, FLOOR AND NOW THE SHUTTER WILL NOT OPEN OR CLOSE


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Shutter wont close or open fully?! has not been dropped. anyway of fixing this at home? where could we take it to get it fixed? can it be fixed? thanks


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I have a Samsung PL100 digital camera. I dropped it while at beach, it was switched off. When I went to switch it on the lens came out but then it made a buzzing sound and switched itself off. The lens is still out but the shutter cover is still open. I love my camera and take it everywhere with me, can you help?


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My Lumix FX01 turns on and opens and immediately zooms from wide (X1) to X14.6.Then none of the other switches or shutter will work. If I then turn it off it closes as usual. I did not drop it: it is about 3 years old.


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I dropped my Sony Cybershot DSC-H50 and now the lens won't come out. It turns on and all but it just tells me to turn it off and on again, and it won't let me look at the menu. the circles in the lens are closed and it's pitch black looking at the screen and I tried pressing the shutter button once I turn it on and it just says to turn it off and on again. Also 2 times this occurred, when I could see with it but everything was still blurry and the lens opened up a little but just those 2 times.


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I have a samsung digimax i6, ive had it now a year. anyway my problem is, when i try to turn on the camera with the 'Power' button it wont come on, only with the play button, also my shutter is open when its off and won't close?. when i do finally get it on, whenever i take a picture it shuts down!!! why?


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I dropped my camera and now when i try to turn it on, the lens opens, then closes and beeps three times. i am able to view my pictures that were taken prior to this, but I am unable to take pictures. My camera is a Samsung HZ10W


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Hi my son dropped my digital camera while the lens was extended and now it wont retract and it says zoom error also the shutter wont open fully or close, the lens is at a slight angle and wont budge do i have to take it to get repaired or can i pull it apart myself thanks


HiIt helps to know the make and model of the camera, some cameras the lens is too fragile and we have never been able to repair them. Other models we have had a great deal of success repairing them. (Google: darntoothysam)One ... Digital Cameras

Lens Error! I dropped my camera on the floor, and now the lens wont open fully or close. The LCD says "lens error,restart camera." But even when I turn the camera off, it still happens. Its a Canon Power Shot A550. I need to find out how to fix my camera without breaking it some more.


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My lens is stuck after I dropped it on the floor. Now my shutter is partially opened and the screen shows "turn the power off and on again"


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The telephoto lens won't come out and the shutters close when it does come out a portion and opens when it retracts . This camera was dropped.


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I dropped my Nikon COOLPIX L20 camera. After that the shutter didn't open or close well. I need to help it manually. any advice?


This is probably THE most common failure among digital cameras. There's a halfway chance of fixing it yourself, described here: http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html ... Nikon COOLPIX L20 Digital Camera

I have a canon power shot A530. I dropped it on the floor with the lens open.....now the lens is half way out and it wont go out all the way or close all the way. when i turn on the power it comes on then cuts off with out displaying a picture in the veiwer on the back of the camera. I am sure i need to send it in for repair, if not tell me how to fix it, if not tell me where i can take to repair it


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Today my 5 yr old dropped our S1050 Samsung camera about 3 feet onto a wooden bridge and now the camera DOES turn on and WILL let me review the pictures I had taken up until that point. However, when attempting to take a picture the picture is out of focus and when I zoom IN it gets clearer but then the camera beeps 2 times and shuts off and closes up. It will let me snap an out of focus picture though. Is there any hope? This camera was expensiveand we've only had it a year. Thanks


Take it to an authorised samsung agent and they will either reset it or send it off to be repaired. ... Samsung Digital Cameras

I have a Fuji Finepix A800. It shuts off when I press the shutter button. I put new batteries in and also opened it up to see if I could realign the shutter. It was dropped once, and someone online suggested that the shutter needs to be realigned after being dropped. I have it open, but don't know what to do to realign the shutter. Can anyone help?


The shutter runs in a track and there is nothing to be aligned. If the track or guides have been damaged then they need to be replaced. Unfortunetly this is not cost effective on this camera. It will cost as much as buying a new replacement. If you a ... Fuji FinePix A800 Digital Camera
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