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My camera is new and won't turn on consistently if it starts at all, the power button will be orange for a period of time and then go off or the camera freezes midway through the powering on leaving the lens out i've tried changing to new batteries but there is no difference help!

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The Canon powershot models have soldered with led free soldering the battery bay contacts to DC/DC board converter. Unfortyunately, the lead free soldering needs higher temperature to have properly melted and soldered such terminals. I don't know exactly what happened in the Canon SX10 manufacturing factory with the soldering iron temperature settings, but I have found several Canon SX10 with cold soldering in such terminals, which causes inttermitent power failures, or permanent won't power failures.

If your camera is within warranty, I do recoomend you to return it back to the store and replace it with other one, or contact Canon to make valid the factory warranty.

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This unit take AA right ok now it is funny that some AA do not work in canon camera. the best batteries for it are funny but they are the cheap batteries from dollar general the blue and yellow batteries. work great. the black and yellow wont work.

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Hi ive just purchased the Canon SX10 IS and when its cold the LCD screen does turn on when i want to view while shooting?? Also when i look through the view finder the picture is blury! is this right or do i need to send it back? thankyou for your time and i hope to hear from you soon. Billy

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