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Canon issues i know the battery is fully charged and ready to go, but when i put it in my camera, and try to turn it on, nothing registers, i have no idea what could be wrong i cleaned everything out, and went over it, again and again, still no luck hELP

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  • gabriel p Feb 11, 2008

    Yes... I have the same problem. Canon 350d just won't turn-on anymore. Tried with another battery in a camera shop & it still didn't work.
    Was hoping there might be a reset or something...
    Had the Camera for just over 2 years. May be that's the life-expectancy of these cameras? shame on Canon if it is..

  • gabriel p Feb 11, 2008

    Done some more searching on the net... Looks like it could be a small internal fuse. If you're confident with a soldering iron you might be able to fix it yourself...
    check this page (it's for a canon 300D, but i reckon it would work for a 350):

    .. think i'm gonna join the many other 350D uses who had their camera for around 2 years & send it to be repaired... ;-((



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If you have only one battery (or only one device to test the battery with), it is hard to determine if the issue is the battery or the camera itself.

If possible, I would recommend trying a second battery if you have not yet done so. Maybe a local camera store might have a display they could possibly allow you to try at the counter.

If the problem has persists with multiple batteries, unfortunately it sounds like the camera needs to be serviced.

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