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Sony cybershot dsc - t7. the display says ''lens cover closed''

\015 I have a sony cybershot dsc - t7. the display says ''lens cover closed'', when in fact it is open. because of this i cannot take any photos.i have prized off the metal cover and tried to clean the copper contact point with an ear bud and vodka. but to no effect.any ideas?i am not confident enough to disassemble it eany further. it is 3 years old and was expnsive. is it worth spending pounds115/ $180 (quoted by sony on their website) to have it repaired?ps it's a t7, not a T1, but that product is not listed in the drop down menu.\015

Answers :

It appears that you have already tried what I'd have suggested as a last resort. Apart from cleaning the contacts and removing the battery for 15 minutes there is not much that can be done.

In my opinion it is better to purchase new camera than to spend so much on this one. Note that sony may also charge you a checking fee if you decide to send the camera in hope for less costly repair than they estimated.

And yes, it would be fruitless to dismantle the camera if you are not qualified for this stuff. There are no user serviceable parts inside and also there are timed mechanical switches which can be difficult to reassemble without a proper schematic.

PS. Please do not use Vodka for cleaning electronic components as it contains small amount of moisture. Use Isopropyl alcohol.


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