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My camera turns off .

My camera will only turn on when it's in the picture viewing position,but when you slide it take a picture or video it shuts off. What could be the problem?

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Try changing the batteries.
I had the same problem and realised the camera is sensitive to the type of batteries you use.  I had put in non rechargable batteries.  Some brands seem to work and some don't, but rechargables are best, particularly the original sony batteries . 

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