Quote Originally Posted by zsas View Post
^Wait the shutter button is merely not firing....ahhh that is an easy fix....get your friend's XA back in the field with this....
replace it with the button from a stereo?

Pass. I suspect mine would work again after a thorough disassembly, clean, lube, replacement of worn gears and who knows what else, but I found a near-mint replacement at a thrift store years ago for a couple of dollars that was just waiting to take its place, so I'm going that route.