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Digital camera I can't seem to switch it on even with brand new batteries

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There is tiny place with the wrighting of "C1220" - pull it out and put a new bat. all be solved

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I've now had this happen a couple of times; it seems to get confused. It would *almost always* turn on to play mode and show pictures, but would give a battery error when switched to record. At first, just random on/off & switching modes would eventually bring it back. The last 3 times, it worked directly to turn on to play mode, then hit the SHINY RED BUTTON (movie record), and it would switch to shooting mode and be fine thereafter for a long while. Can't hurt to try.

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