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Will not turn on

My shutter lens is open and when I try to turn on my camera the green light comes on for a few seconds, then the camera beeps and shuts down again.  I have tried new batteries but no avail.  Can you please offer any solution as to why this has happened.

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Sounds like your lens is stuck. Try a gentle tug and it should open all the way. Then you can power your camera down.

Posted on Dec 30, 2007


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