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A beeping sound???

I try to start my camera and the LCD screen lights up for about a second them immediatly turns off and I hear three beeps and it turns off. I tried to shange the batteries and everything. I don't know whats wrong; it was a gift and my sibling decided to take it and when she came back, this began happening. She claims not dropping it not once but who really knows. Thanks!

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Re: a beeping sound???

Does the lens shut on your camera? if the lens does not shut the camera will not turn on i have the same problem with my s500 sometimes you csn close the lens with your finer nails email me back at

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Re: a beeping sound???

"IS IT PLUGGED IN?" How many times have we heard THAT anecdote, yet it can be so true. You replaced the batteries - good - but did you do this more than once, just to be sure the "new" batteries were good? Better still, use freshly-charged RECHARGABLE batteries. A battery without enough "juice" CAN cause the symptoms you mention. If these don't work, SOME of the Digimax cameras have a RESET button on the bottom. Consult the manual, or simply look at the camera base. These cameras are an OUTSTANDING value, and tend to be very durable. But, if it's broken, it'll be less expensive to buy a new one. GOOD LUCK!

Posted on Jul 10, 2007

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