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Not turning on

I haven't used this camera in over a year, but I put new batteries in and pressing the POWER button yields about a one-second green light and it automatically shuts off. In the VIEW mode, it turns on so I can scroll through pictures previously taken, but any other option/function only gives me the one-second green ON light and shuts off. Is this something to do with a malfunctioning shutter or another reason?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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I have the same issue, no noises or grinding. Could it be an internal battery used to store the date and time going dead?

Posted on Feb 02, 2008

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You might be on the right track here, I can usually tell if machinery is a problem like this. When you turn on the camera to a position that would turn it off, does the camera make any sounds? gears or clicking sounds can point to a shutter or other mechanical issue, If there are none, then there is a possibility that there could be a firmware issue with the camera and you may need to contact the vendor for a service order. mechanical issues are increasingly difficult for the layman to repair, and putting one of these technological wonders back together can be an ordeal all its own.

The short answer here is simple. Find out if it is mechanical, then call customer support. Compare the price of a repair with the price of a shiny new camera.

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

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