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The camera is not turning on when moving the switch to on. I verified that the batteries are charged. What should I check next?

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D60 will not turn on - why?


If the camera has only been off for a few months, I would recommend that you take the camera and the battery to a camera shop, verify that the current battery is holding a charge and then check the camera with another battery.

Dec 25, 2014 | Nikon D60 Digital Camera

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Camera wont turn on after charging the battery


Bruce, you didn't provide a lot of information but I can tell you that the few times this has ever happened on my Nikon D-90, the battery did not charge, would not charge and I had to throw it away, or it was a charger problem.

I've had it happen when I tried to charge it on my corded Nikon Charger and I never got a charging complete indication after charging over night. When I put it in the camera, the camera indicated it was not charged even though the charger indicated it was charging. But, when I put it on a travel charger, it charged in about an hour and worked fine. The next time I put it on the Nikon charger, it worked fine.

I suggest you verify that the battery is good and charged or capable of charging. If it is, then check to make sure the battery contacts are clean both on the battery and in the camera.

If the contacts are clean and you're sure the battery is good and charged, I'd say the next step is to contact Canon. I've heard their customer service is very good.

May 20, 2014 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera

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Display said please turn camera off and then on again


This only happens when the camera has a serious problem. Next to turning off the camera, you also could remove the battery and charge it, before placing it back. Also check all contacts of the battery and memory card. Don't forget to close the battery door correct, after you charged an replaced the battery.
Make sure, nothing can obstruct the movement of the lens when the camera is switched on.

Jan 13, 2014 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 Digital Camera

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My nex tech binoculars will not turn turn on . Batteries are good


Was the camera dropped??

If it wasnt dropped try changing the batteries.

install a new or fully charged battery/batteries into the camera.



1. If the camera is on, turn it off.
2. If any accessories (memory card, lens, USB cable, camera or printer dock, etc.) are connected to the camera, remove/disconnect them.
3. Remove the battery/batteries from the camera.
4. Verify:
That you are using the correct battery/batteries for the camera
That the battery/batteries are correctly installed
That the battery/batteries are fresh or fully charged
Follow the battery installation and charging instructions in the camera User Guide
5. Turn on the camera.

Feb 08, 2011 | Cameras

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Won't turn turn on. A red and green light comes on, but nothing on the screen.


Step one: Reset the camera
  1. If you have an optional memory card installed, remove it.
    NOTE: Although removing an optional memory card is not necessary for performing the reset, it eliminates the memory card as a possible cause of the problem.
  2. Remove all batteries from the camera for at least five seconds.
  3. Reinsert the batteries and close the Battery/Memory card door.
  4. After verifying that the camera works without an optional memory card, reinsert the card if you removed one in Step 2.
Try to turn the camera on. If it now works properly, the camera experienced a temporary electrical problem and should now work properly.
  • If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions in this document.
  • If the is not resolved , continue with the next step.
Step two: Check for damage or corrosion on the batteries
  1. Open the Battery/Memory card door on the camera.
  2. Remove the batteries.
  3. If the batteries are damaged or show corrosion, replace the batteries.
  • If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions in this document.
  • If the is not resolved , continue with the next step.
Step three: Recharge the batteries
  1. Recharge the batteries or replace the batteries if they are damaged or will not charge.
  2. Try turning the camera on after the batteries are fully charged or have been replaced.
  • If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions in this document.
  • If the is not resolved , continue with the next step.
Step five: Ensure the batteries are installed correctly
  1. Re-insert the batteries correctly into the camera by referring to the image on the Battery/Memory card door for proper battery placement.
  2. Try turning the camera on.
  • If the issue is resolved , you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions in this document.
  • If the is not resolved , continue with the next step.
Step six: Turn on the camera without the memory card
  1. Open the Battery/Memory card door on the camera.
  2. Remove the batteries and optional memory card from the camera.
  3. Wait 15 seconds.
  4. Re-insert the batteries into the camera, but not the memory card.
  5. Try turning the camera on.
    • If the issue is resolved , format the memory card in the camera and then you do not need to continue with the rest of the instructions in this document.
    • If the is not resolved , continue with the next step.
    WARNING: Formatting the memory card in the camera will erase any images stored on the memory card. To avoid losing the images on the memory card, first save the images to a computer or another disk.
Step seven: Service the camera If the camera still will not turn on, service the camera.

Mar 04, 2010 | HP Photosmart E327 Digital Camera

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My mp3 player doesn't turn on even if I charge it. Do you think I need a new battery?


Make sure the player is fully charged. 1. Connect the player to the PC. 2. Make sure the computer detects the player.
NOTE: If needed, switch the player to MSC mode, to switch the player to MSC mode
1. Turn device OFF. 2. Slide the Hold switch down to Lock (orange color showing). 3. Press and hold the center button while connecting the device to the PC.then connect it to the PC. Skip this step if you think it is charged. Next Be sure the battery is charged 1. Leave the player connected for approximately 2 hours to charge. 2. Disconnect the player from the PC. 3. Verify if you can turn on the player. 4. Reset the player if necessary. To reset the player: 1. Press and hold the Power/Menu button for approximately 20 seconds. 2. Release the Power/Menu button. 3. Press the Power/Menu button again to turn on the player.
If that does not do it, re-seat the battery: Here is how to get to the battery, 1. Press the battery compartment in while sliding to the right. 2. Remove old battery. 3. Insert new battery or reset the old battery. 4. Close the battery compartment. Then try and see if it will come on with out the battery hooked to your computer. 1. Remove the battery. 2. Connect the player to the PC to verify if it turns on. 3. Re-seat the battery to ensure proper connection. 4. Verify if the player turns on.

Jan 30, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa m230 MP3 Player

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My sandisk sansa clip 1gb wont turn on


Make sure the player is fully charged. 1. Connect the player to the PC. 2. Make sure the computer detects the player.
NOTE: If needed, switch the player to MSC mode, 1. Turn device OFF. 2. Slide the Hold switch down to Lock (orange color showing). 3. Press and hold the center button while connecting the device to the PC.then connect it to the PC. Next Be sure the battery is charged 1. Leave the player connected for approximately 2 hours to charge. 2. Disconnect the player from the PC. 3. Verify if you can turn on the player. 4. Reset the player if necessary.
To reset the player: 1. Press and hold the Power/Menu button for approximately 20 seconds. 2. Release the Power/Menu button. 3. Press the Power/Menu button again to turn on the player.
If that does not do it, re-seat the battery: Here is how to get to the battery, 1. Press the battery compartment in while sliding to the right. 2. Remove old battery. 3. Insert new battery or reset the old battery. 4. Close the battery compartment. Then try and see if it will come on with out the battery hooked to your computer. 1. Remove the battery. 2. Connect the player to the PC to verify if it turns on. 3. Re-seat the battery to ensure proper connection. 4. Verify if the player turns on.

Jan 29, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player

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Camera works in vcr mode but is dead in camera mode. why?


This happened to me once. I found that there is a switch on the back of the camera. It was accidentally moved to the locked position. Once I put the switch back to the standby position, it worked fine.

Jan 06, 2010 | Canon GL2 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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Will not power up


There are several reason why digital camera doesn't stay ON even when the batteries are fully charge or use brand new batteries. You can try to do the following steps to make sure that there is something wrong on the camera and not just batteries.

- Remove the batteries from the camera and the memory card
- Make sure that your using a brand new batteries
- Clean the battery contacts with a clean dry cloth
- verify that the batteries are inserted correctly
- Set the camera in Auto then turn it on
[Listen if there is a grinding sound on the lens part of the camera.]

Most Digital Camera turn itself Off when the lens won't zoom. So, if your camera start up and lens moves before it turns off and you can switch it on a different mode and it works. You need to contact your camera manufacturer and have the camera sent for repair. It might be wiring issue on the lens part of the digital camera

Nov 17, 2009 | Cameras

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My G600 printer dock does not charge my rechargeable batteries


are you using a D26 adapater?


can you verify what type of batteries are installed in the camera?

The only battery that the dock will charge in the CX7530 camera is the
KODAK Ni-MH Rechargeable Digital Camera Battery KAA2HR
8156572

May 03, 2009 | Kodak Easyshare G600 (1633379) Dock /...

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