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No power I turned the camera on and the lens came out then the screen went blank. I thought the battery may be low even though it was recently charged, so I put it on the charger. The orange charge light did not come on. I removed the battery and checked it with a voltmeter and it was showing 8.4 volts. Everything points to a blown fuse or something like that. Is there a fuse in the camera? Hope you can help Neil Low

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I just repaired my Canon G2 with no power symptoms.  The lens did NOT come out.  I replaced the internal PCB that you plug the AC adapter into.  The part number off the board is:

GCMK-M1X

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I do not have a solution, but I have encountered exactly the same problem. Lowie, did you get a solution. Mads

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First it is not the volt but the current the barrery is having. check it with milliampere meter, because even a recently dead battery may show you proper voltages. second yes there are safety fuses in the power section near the battery terminals and power socket. try locating and check for continuty.

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