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Swing out arm on camera

\015 Help! The swing out arm on my camera is sooo loose and it looks like it hanging by a wire or two. Oh, and naturally the camera is not working.\015

Answers :

I just fixed mine, it turns out to be pretty easy!

1) Remove 5 case screws: two on either side of the strap, two on either side of the "CAUTION" sticker, and one near the serial number.

2) There's one last screw on the bottom near the mounting/tripod hole. To remove it I had to pry the casing SLIGHTLY away first.

3) Remove the casing.

4) The shutter, flash, and large capacitor are free-floating and can be CAREFULLY pulled back, so you can get to where the swivel mechanism is. You'll see a bundle of wires going through a hole.

5) Surround the hole are 3 screws which are loose. Tighten them up.

6) Put it back together -- done!

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