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Camera will not power on

Have only used this one and not even owned for a year, camera has been sitting on base the entire time and will not power on. Tried replacing the batteries, removing the card, everything.

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    my cam just won't turn on same as yours

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If it has been on cradle most of the time there is a possibility the battery has overcharged'
I possibility because I don't know the tech., of this charge system.
As suggested back for warranty replacement is the best course

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It is possible that the batteries have corroded the camera's battery contacts or worse. Using a bright light, if necessary, closely examine the contacts where the batteries connect. If there is any sign of corrosion use an eraser to clean the contacts. A regular pencil eraser should work if it is light corrosion. Do not store batteries in anything for long periods. Beyond that I would send it back/take it back before the warranty expires.

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

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