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Daughter plugged a phone charger in camera, now it doesn't work

We recently bought a new camera and gave this one to our daughter. She then plugged a phone charger into the mains connector "to charge it up" when I had already removed the Li-ion battery and put it on charge. Now the camera won't turn on and I fear she may have blown something inside. Does anybody know if this has happened before and can be easily fixed?
All advice gratefully received.
Ray

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  • ray_ebsworth Feb 17, 2009

    The broken camera is our old one (about 3 years old) so the warranty has expired. The battery is fine as it wasn't in the camera when my daughter connected the phone charger to it. I am hoping she isn't the first person who has made this error and there is an easy (cheap) fix.

    Cheers

    Ray

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Hello there! thanks for using Fixya.com!!

I suggest that you try another battery or better yet a new one just to troubleshoot. Maybe a damaged occured with the battery. Hope that your camera would be fine. A short circuit happened of course if we use a different kind of charger that are not applicable or not compatible with. Pls check your warranty card as what you told that it is brand new and for sure it is still under warranty. We just hope that they will cover that kind of incident. I know it can be fixed but we don't want to waste any penny. so make sure that your warranty card is still with you.

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