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Broke. well my camera won't turn on. it lights up but doesn't turn on completely. i put batteries in it and im charging it on my computer. but it doesn't work. i don't know if i need a memory card or what.

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Re: broke.

Camera might have a hardware issue, possibly parts need replaceing, dont know of repaircosts. But I would recommend takeing the camera to a local pc or electronics repair shop for analysis. If no warranty exist anymore.

Nope a memory card isnt a must, most cameras have a small build in memory.

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