Worth repairing a 7-year old camcorder?

I have a 7-year old Sony DCR-PC100E miniDV camcorder that failed to worked due to a broken flex cable. If I were to bring it to the Sony repair shop, minimum service charge is S$80+ and that is not including the cost of the replacement parts which I do not know the cost. I'm just afraid that if I repair it,... show more I have a 7-year old Sony DCR-PC100E miniDV camcorder that failed to worked due to a broken flex cable. If I were to bring it to the Sony repair shop, minimum service charge is S$80+ and that is not including the cost of the replacement parts which I do not know the cost. I'm just afraid that if I repair it, some other areas may start to fail.
Anyone know if the Sony camcorder is reliable to last for, say, another 3 years?
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