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I have a CANON powershot a510 and it doesnt even turn on...

I checked the batteries and the memory card, they're both fine.... I keep clicking the on/off button but i never turns on...... Please help

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Here's some thing to try for a camera that won't power on.

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/simple-fix-for-dead-cameras-that-wont.html

For your camera, there's a tiny white slide switch on the battery door that closes when the door is closed. Make sure that the switch isn't damaged. Also check the little plastic nib on the battery door that pushes on the switch when the door is closed.

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Check to make sure the batteries are inserted correctly.
Clean the battery terminals with a dry cotton swab that has a fine and soft tip, and then re-insert the batteries.If the [Memory Card / Battery Cover] is not securely closed, the power of the camera may not turn on.Close the [Memory Card / Battery Cover] securely, and then turn the power on.
If your camera still does not work even after you have performed the above procedures, your camera may be malfunctioning. Please have the camera serviced in this case.

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I have inserted a new PNY optima SC HC memory card and window in camera says "memory card error". Does the canon not take this card?


Correct. The A510 uses SD cards, not SDHC cards. While SDHC cards will fit into the slot, they are electronically incompatible and will not work.

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well giving it a tap/thump it might have a dry joint ....

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My camera is not turning on even when we put in new batteries.


There could be 3 problems:
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I have seen all of these on A510 and A520. If you have a multimeter, some experience and like to repair it yourself, I could help you. My e-mail is toms.safranovs@gmail.com
If not, you should give it to a local camera repair shop or Canon service center for a repair.

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Is this card rated to be used with this camera. Some cameras can only support cards of certain sizes.

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Your LCD display might have switch off by mistake.

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Canon powershot A510 all of a sudden no power??


Here are some simple things to try first for a camera that won't power on. They won't work for every case, but they're worth a try. Recommend trying first the one listed that describes removing the memory card before powering on the camera:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/simple-fix-for-dead-cameras-that-wont.html

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