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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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Re: Camera won't stay on / powered!

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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