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Switch glitch When i turn on my camera it goes off again within a few seconds (or maybe less). I have to turn it all the way off (slowly) and on again. Sometimes it stays on (at least long enough for a photo) and other times not. Has been getting worse so now the camera is pretty useless. I am presuming that the switch has had it (any other suggestions?) Interestingly while it was under warranty i had switch problems and it was replaced so this is the second switch on the camera. Is the switch a common problem with this carmera? Is it worth fixing? i had really like the camera up until recently.

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Re: Switch glitch

I have the same camera and it does something very similar. I'm guessing it is not the switch but rather the internal battery for memory backup needs replaced. It is not a do it yourself repair nor is it cheap. One option you can try is to use the setup option in the camera shooting mode and adjust the power saver feature. It has 3 settings, Off, 2mins, and 5 mins. Set it to off and see what happens

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