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Canon A75 Battery door

Canon A-75 directions to remove and replace battery door

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Re: Canon A75 Battery door

There is a pin that holds the battery door down, it might be removable without taking the case apart, other wise split the case and remove the pin and put the new door.
has a battery door for you if you need it.

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2. Close the battery door fully because the battery cover pushes on a small sensor that has to be closed before the camera will turn on. The battery cover slides and clicks into place. If the battery cover sensor is bent or damaged then the camera would not turn on. The battery cover sensor is tiny, and out of the way and probably not obvious that is has one.

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