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A85 won't turn on..

Well, it does turn on for a short period of time (less than a second) and then blinks the green "on" light once and shuts right off. For that small period of time, it attempts to open up the lenses. It is not a battery problem, as this happened suddenly without a warning.
I suspect i might have something to do with the Compact Flash card. I recently acquired a Rebel XT, and was using the 32MB CF from the A85 in the XT. I formatted the 32mb CF to the rebel xt, before I started using the XT. Once I put the CF card (full of images taken with the XT) back on the A85 (since I bought a 2GB CF for the Rebel), it will not turn on. It just blinks once and shuts down.

Any suggestions on how to resolve this?

Thank you.

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Re: A85 won't turn on..

Go to one of the suggestions on there said to tap the usb port entry point on the desk, well we banged it rather than tapped it but it works fine now, thank you and good luck

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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