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02-17-2015, 08:04 AM   #1
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Pentax X70 Lens Stuck

I am a complete noob when it comes to cameras but was hoping someone here could help.

I have a Pentax X70 but recently dropped it Now when I try and turn it on the lens pops out but the LCD tells me to ensure the lens cap is removed (there is none). I think dropping may have squished the outer circle bit so the lens can't pop out completely. Anyone know if it's unwise to just squeeze it back with a pair of pliers?

Not sure whether there's any point in repairing it... I'm currently studying abroad in Denmark and camera repairs are SO expensive here. May just have to buy a new one.

Thanks in advance

02-17-2015, 12:58 PM   #2
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I don't think attacking it with pliers is a good idea at all. It would probably cost as much as a new camera with similar specs.
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G'day mate and welcome to the forum
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Welcome to the forum, doesn't sound too good, but pliers are for Dentists.


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