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NO POWER camera shut off in mnid shutter. battery fully charged, but cleaned all the terminals and then charged again. replaced the time/date battery. and also a new CF card. Once everything was done still no power at all. It will not turn on. Someone told me that it was probably the motor. I have no idea, does anyone have any suggestions

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  • grill97 Dec 11, 2007

    I am open to everything and anything. This camera mean a lot to my wife. When she removed the lense there is nothing but a black hole. I could have sworn that you usually see the glass piece, or I may have been wrong. I have been reading, do you think it may be motor or a gear, or a fuse? Do you know how much this possibly could cost to repair? Thanks

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I would have to agree sounds like a motor or gear that the motor turns.

Posted on Dec 10, 2007

  • Cary Farah
    Cary Farah Dec 11, 2007

    it could be any of the above, no idea how much it cost to repair.

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