Question about Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera
Canon powershot G9 will not power up.
Camera has been dropped.
Worked for a week after dropped... then nothing.
Your camera probably has a short from some loose screws which is a very common problem on your G9 model. There is a really great site that exclusively services Canon Powershot cameras and they are terrific for service on these. Try this site: www.camerasandparts.com For $89 all in, they cover the repair, the do the best no power correction for these G7 and G9 camera model, the servicing of the camera and the shipping back is also included. They're tough to beat and they just do exceptional work on the Canons. I hope that helps you with this problem.
Posted on Dec 12, 2011
This is probably the loose screw thing that many of the G9 cameras go through at some point. Here's a place that specializes in these models www.camerasandparts.com This is where a lot of people go for service on the Canons. The work with them is excellent and they are very reasonable as far as the price for their service packages.
Posted on Mar 03, 2012
The problem with the Canon Powershot G9 is that there are two small screws that work themselves loose over time and then fall out of their holes inside the camera. These screws bounce around until they cause the fuse to blow and then the camera no longer powers.
You need to have the fuse replaced, or you can replace the DC/DC board much more easily, and then replace the screws and secure them with something like 'Locktite 242' so that they don't pop out again.
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Posted on Sep 08, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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