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The material most soft shutter release buttons are made of is not the reason they are called such. Many, including this one and this one, are made from metal or other rigid materials. The reason they are so called is because some users feel the larger size and raised position of the button compared to the typical small shutter release button on classically ...
The Velbon D-400 has a so-called "fluid head", where fluid damps movements to smooth video pans. That damping fluid probably leaked.
I think it's less severe: look at the images on the page you linked to. The side view that shows the bracket shows how the bracket impinges over some of the screen hinge, so while you do have some movement you won't have full movement. The two images that show the LCD screen extended probably are showing you the limits of movement, before the screen bumps ...
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