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Power button stuck

Hi i have the same problem the power button is stuck i ahve tacken it apart but dont know how to get to to power button to have a look can some one help me out regards stephen

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  • Darrel Cure Sep 14, 2008

    i have the same problem. I put new batteries in and when i press the power button the screen says "sony cyber shot" and then it just shuts off on it's own.

  • bstephen62 Sep 25, 2008

    http://www.eserviceinfo.com/equipment_mf... hi all if you click on this link you can download the service manuals for sony cybershot dsc s600

  • dicosme69 Feb 07, 2009

    I also have the problem that the power button is stuck. The button is stuck inside the camera. I cannot use my camera. I need an easy solution. Or should I just buy a new one?

  • manda_ched Apr 03, 2009

    Hi,

    My Cyber-shot DSC-S600 Digital Camera power button is not working. My husband opened the camera and saw that the wire was damaged and he felt the repair described by Guest would not suffice.

    I am fond of this camera, it was a wedding present, can anyone think of where I can take it for a cost effective repair or how I could do the repair with step by step instructions.

    Thanks Manda

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The power button is nothing more than a molded piece of nylon that can break. It's an easy fix if you feel like taking the camera apart which is quite simple. It is rather intuitive and one can figure it out as you break it down. The piece can be repaired by buying a thin 5 cent nylon washer at the hard ware store and gluing a new piece onto the broken piece with epoxy. You'll notice a little "bump" on the bottom of the piece which will make contact with the shutter. You can build a small piece of nylon washer onto it in the exact same place. Reverse the breakdown to assemble it and presto!!... a repair for 5 cents!!! Google "how to disassemble a sony dsc s600". Beware...the capacitor can hold up to 300 volts and can bite you. Hope this helps.

Posted on Sep 23, 2008

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