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Power button is stuck....

The button my Sony Cyber-shot DCS-S600 is stuck and I can not turn it on.  i saw that someone else asked about this on the website so i coudl not figure out how to contact one of the people who responded to the problem.  what are my options?  thanks

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  • railfan1025 May 07, 2008

    Same problem, pushed button down and it won't "rebound" and not power light either. This has been a great camera until this...HELP!!!!!

  • Lousifer May 23, 2008

    I have disassembled the case to determine that no foreign objects are jamming the power button.

  • Annina Jae May 24, 2008

    Same problem here as well. It was working fine and I went to turn it on yesterday and the power button is stuck down.

  • Ib42 Jun 16, 2008

    Exactly the same problem Fine until yesterday, then button stuck down and won't power on.

  • Anonymous Jun 22, 2008

    Same problem, thought at first the batteries were needing replaced, changed them but button is still stuck down and the lens is open, camera only two years old ! My next one won't be a Sony !

  • Anonymous Jun 22, 2008

    Button Stuck down

  • Anonymous Jun 28, 2008

    This is very wierd but my camera did the same thing.. And what really stinks, is it jammed on my daughters last field trip with her classmates.. And here I thought my batteries were dead too! Well this stinks!!

  • lmt3 Jul 14, 2008

    Exact same problem! Power button is stuck down, camera won't turn on, lens is open and it just turned 3 years old

  • bstephen62 Jul 28, 2008

    hi i have the same problem the power button is stuck i ahve tacken it apart but dont know how to get to to power button to have a look can some one help me out regards stephen

  • SonyNay Aug 18, 2008

    My camera just turned two years old! Same thing happened. My next camera will NOT be a Sony!



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Sadly, my camera just turned two years old and the very same thing happened to me. My next camera won't be a Sony either!!!

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I opened it up carefully, and found that the power button piece, made of plastic, was broken. It's hard to describe it as a layperson, but the round part of the button that shows on top of the camera is the central part of the whole plastic piece which is mounted underneath with a springback action. I can power it up by pressing my fingernail very gently on the part which gets pressed by the button. Now I have no idea what to do! One wire detached, but I know where it goes, hopefully. Might try to rig up something to replace the broken piece.

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