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My camera is not going on

A friend on a visit to the US just bought me the camera. I received it two days ago and charged the battery according to the instructions. Upon inserting the battery into the camera a yellow light comes on - the "flash charger lamp". Apart from this light the camera shows no activity and does not switch on when the power button is pressed. I have tried recharging the battery overnight but the result is the same. I have also tried leaving the battery inside the camera until the yellow light switched off by itslef, but still, pressing the power button yields no results. PS: Unfortunately since I am based in Nigeria (West Africa), returning the camera for a new one is not an option I can explore.

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Re: My camera is not going on

Contacting a nearest Authorized Sony Service is a good idea. If you need more info please advice. Arpi

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