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Nikon L120 shutter release button has to be depressed very hard to work

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There is a known design issue with the shutter release switch on the L120. They start to fail after about 1500 shots have been taken. The cause apparently is oxide build-up between the contacts, even though the switch is a sealed unit.
The \\'half cock\\' works fine, but the shutter release requires considerable pressure to take the shot. It gradually gets worse until it eventually stops working altogether.
There is presently no known solution since the switch is a sealed unit, and is soldered to the internal circuits of the camera. A spare switch is not available on its own- so the entire internal electronics need to be changed.
The replacement part will also fail after the same number of shots have been taken (if you are unlucky), since the same component is still in use.
Solution is to get a new camera. Sad, but true since it is not cost effective to repair.
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