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Canon ZR40 would not turn on

Our Canon mini DV ZR40 was used quite a lot for the first year, then we slowed down the usage, my last use was two years ago, seems the battery was not so good, so I had to have the power plugged in. After that, maybe a year later, I could no longer turn on the camcorder. Even with power plug-in, when turning it to "on", nothing happened. Does anyone have any idea what could be broken with my canon ZR40? Thanks in advance.

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  • coolair Dec 16, 2007

    Thank you! But we did try that too, nothing happened still. Appreciate your help though.

  • cmerlau Oct 31, 2008

    I have the same problem. I purchased a new battery, charged it up per the instructions, installed it and nothing happens. Even the power light won't come on. The same holds true using the battery eliminator. Any suggestions? And, yes it is the correct battery, charger and eliminator.

  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

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The battery is probably so dead it is using all the power from the wall supply.  Remove the battery, and run only from the wall supply.

Posted on Dec 16, 2007

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