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Camera won't stay on / powered!

I have had this camera for a couple of years and I love it. However, recently, I was taking pictures and my battery went dead (I thought). So I bought new batteries and replaced the old ones. The camera will power on, but turn itself off immediately afterwards. Or it will power off after a few seconds. I tried replacing the batteries again, but no luck! Can someone help me figure this out?

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  • Anonymous Jun 18, 2008

    This is the second major problem I have had with this camera and it wasn't cheap. The first one the button came off. Now when I turn my camera on it pwers off all except the view mode

  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2009

    Dovi, how exactly do you clean the contacts?

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2009

    Same thing exactly



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I have the same problem with my camera and the following activities solved it. Remove batteries and clean contacts of battery's host (include cover). Check as well that contacts are not bended and didn't lost their springiness. Good luck!

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