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Will not power up

I just took the camera off the charger. all lights sre green, full charged. When i turn the camera on, the lens moves, a startup picyure apperars in the viewer, then everything goes off. If i switch it to look at pics on the disc, everything works in the viewfinder. Only when i try to turn it on, does it not work and shut off. any help would be appreciated....Jim

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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

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