VPE, since you are in Los Angeles , on a week day, take the camera to the fourth floor of Samys on Fairfax and have Mike or Jimmy look at the camera for you. It will be worth the trip and you will end up keeping the camera.

431 S. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Telephone: 323-938-2420
Fax: 323-937-2919

Mon-Fri: 9:30am-6:30pm; Sat: 10:00am-6:00pm; Sun: 11:00am-5:00pm