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11-03-2014, 01:32 AM   #1
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Optio 30 shutter not working

Hi, I'm a newbie on here and am looking for help with the following. My father-in-law is in his 90's and loves using his Optio 30 whenever he is out and about. Unfortunately there now appears to a be a problem with the camera in that the shutter does not appear to be working therefore he cannot take photographs. Everything else appears to be working ok, does anyone have any idea as to what the problem could be, if so is it something I may be able to put right or should it be taken for repair. Thanks very much

11-03-2014, 01:57 AM   #2
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Only thing I've found is a video on YouTube that shows you how to disassemble it in order to change the display...
I suspect that either the button failed or there's a dirty contact underneath.
Maybe you could try to open it and see for yourself if you can reach the button.
Those are pretty cheap on ebay however, and that model is 10 years old... I'd personally try to see if I can repair it and then buy a new one.
To bring it in for repair will cost you probably more.

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