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08-11-2010, 08:51 AM   #1
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I have three Pentax camera.
Two are zoom 90-WR, and one if IQZoom 160.
None of them work.
Am wondering if there is a market for selling them for parts,
or if there is a place I can send them to fix just one of them
for use. One place I used years ago charged $45 just to
diagnose a problem, and I don't want to pay that for each camera.

08-11-2010, 09:47 AM   #2
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Have you called Pentax to see if they are still serviceable?

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08-11-2010, 09:50 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forums gladsia!
You can sell them at eBay with an "as-is" listing and no returns accepted.
You can also place "for parts" or for those who might know how to fix it.
Other than that, you can do what Adam suggested if you want one fixed.
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There is no possible reason to pay to repair these. You might get a couple of dollars plus actual shipping costs on ebay. Or no bids at all. You can get lucky with ebay, or not.


08-12-2010, 11:02 PM   #5
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agree with tibbits... for the price to have a service centre look at one you could buy several working ones. Those cameras of that era had a bad habit of breaking the ribbon cable that runs down the lens. A common repair even when they were relatively new. I have an IQZoom 140 (I think) that was repaired... still works but the postage from here to there wouldn't be worth it.
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