Question about Cameras
Powershot A640 Could Not Be Powered On, Burnt Smell
My Powershot A640 died during a picture shot, lens remaining open. I thought it may be due to the dead batteries. But after putting new batteries and pushing the on/off button, the on/off indicator blinked once then shut off by itself. After a while, a strange smell came from camera batteries area, and I could feel warm there too. Immediately I took out all the batteries from camera.
When checking the posts here the other day, I tried one solution and got the lens back to close: first took out the memory card from camera, then put the new batteries in; push the on/off button with no memory card. I found the lens retracted a little before camera shut off by itself. I pushed on/off button three times to get the lens fully close. However, the burnt smell came out again. I immediately took out the batteries.
Did I get a short circuit inside? Is there any ways to fix it?
Posted on Sep 02, 2010
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 22, 2014 | 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis
Mar 26, 2013 | 2002 Dodge Intrepid
Sep 26, 2012 | Televison & Video
Jul 20, 2011 | 2005 Chevrolet Aveo
Jun 10, 2010 | Sharp CV-P09FX Air Conditioner
Oct 17, 2008 | 1998 Volvo S70
Aug 05, 2008 | Amana Easy Reach AFD2535DE Bottom Freezer...
Mar 18, 2018 | Cameras
113 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!