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Power goes on and off when first turned on

When I don't use the camera for a while and power it up to record, the LCD monitor chimes on and off several times. When I press record it chimes and goes to standby, then records a second, then chimes and goes to standby on its own and LCD monitor flicks on and off. When it's "warmed up" it works fine, OR if I first set the camera to play, let it sit for a while, then switch to record it works like it should. Irritates the heck outta me, camera not ready to record in a pinch.. Thanks for any help!!

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  • Bzkeight Feb 01, 2008

    Great logical answer, now the question is, how do I remove the function switch? Does it just pop out. Thanks for your help

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The function switch of your camera is already losing contact that's why is intermitted on and off...when cleaning the function switch use a pencil eraser not a sand paper to the contact of the switch it will damage the switch...sometimes the flex wire of the function switch is been cut ...when you press the record button it is affecting the power

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