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My 16 month-old black olympus stylus 7G-4 has a damaged spring mechanism in the SDS slot. How can I get it repaired? SDS cards need to be pried out with a sharp tool after my wife loaded one in upside down.
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Hi, thank you for contacting JustAnswer.com. My name is***** will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.
A damaged memory card slot will need to be replaced, in a shop, by a skilled camera technician with the right tools (and with access, easily and quickly, to the right replacement part.)

I recommend sending it to Olympus America's Repair center. If it were another company, there might be a local repair center, but Olympus tends to require that cameras that need work be sent to their repair center.

You may start the process by going to

http://www.olympusamerica.com/cpg_section/cpg_servicerepair.asp

and scrolling down to the section on the left that says

REPAIR YOUR PRODUCT

and click on the button for Submit your repair now.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Anyone could have given that answer. I believe smeone could have taught me to adjust the related spring in a youtube video if they were interested. Sorry
Camera and Video Technician: Russell H., Service Tech replied 7 months ago

The memory card slot is a very fine piece of device/machinery. Just getting it out would require special training and tools... as for reaching into it and fixing what's inside, that requires, for me to advise you, that I first find out what exactly has gone wrong, and whether it will need parts - small plastic parts almost always crack, you see, in such a situation of repeated use.

Can you photograph into the opened memory card slot, so that I can evaluate what is wrong within it?

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