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The camera will not turn on. We have a fully charged battery and also tried turning it on while attached to the computer. Any suggestions?

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SOURCE: battery is fully charged but camera will not power up

Check you manual .. is there a 'back up' battery (coin cell ??) .. if not then the battery is dead (rechargeable batteries do not last for ever) .. try a brand new battery

Posted on Mar 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Canon Powershot A540 - Change Batteries when Batteries Fully Charged

Some of The Canon Powershot A530 and A540 cameras are subject to an advisory recall. Seems that a small spring on the battery compartment door can short out the batteries. Suspect this of yours, in that you mention that your batteries aren't lasting long. If your camera is on the list, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following link for more info:

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Posted on May 28, 2008

darntoothysa
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SOURCE: Battery Fully Charged Camera Won't turn on

Hi

There are several things that could cause this.

1- Check the battery door indicator switch under the battery door and beside the memory card slot. Is the little black switch damaged or missing? Try pressing down gently using a pen it with the door open and then press the power button. Does it turn on?

2- The fuse has blown and needs to be replaced. Offhand I don't recall where it is on the SD600 PCB or how hard it is to solder on a new one (depends on if its tricky to get at or not). Good thing is fuses are really cheap.

3- Other power problem with the PCB due to corrosion or impact damage. The PCB or 'motherboard' of the camera will need to be replaced.

A couple solutions would be to either buy a defective camera online and make one good camera from the two if you can do that sort of thing yourself, or secondly have it repaired by somebody.

Don't bother trying to send the camera to Canon if it is out or warranty (though you can call them and verify what I'm about to say) because they will want $150+ to do the repair for you. Parts are not cheap to buy from them.

I know of one very affordable digital camera repair business... because I own it. The name is Darntoothysam, feel free to check us out, we are on that big auction website also (I don't plug their name for free), our seller ID is 'darntoothysam'. If you Google "darntoothysam" you will find us.

If we can help with your repair then please let us know.

Hope this helps,

Thomas

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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SOURCE: My camera won't turn on. It is an older cannon rebel sx (8mp).

I just got off the phone recently with Canon. I explained the problem to them and they stated that it appears it is due to the cold weather. I saw some stuff on these posts about Christmas Time, etc...They said that most of the time the camera will be ok after it thaws out, but some issues can be caused because of this. One of them is total lack of power. They said that the camera I have has a minimum temperature that it can handle of 30 degrees. This can cause the LCD to freeze, can cause short circut problems, etc...Thus leaving your camera totally in-operable.

The technician tried to help me first rule something out. He had me REBOOT the camera....seems odd to do that if there is no power, huh? Here is how I did mine....

Power on the camera....Remove the battery...then the Disk battery....leave the battery door open for one full minute. Now turn the camera off.....put the disk battery in, then the regular battery....close the battery door....power on. If you have power and your LCD monitor goes on it will say something like 00007 or something like that.

Unfortunately.....Mine didnt. So they are sending me info on my email to send in my camera. It will need to be repaired/replace the parts etc...

I hope that your cameras end up working. They guy from Canon suggested that in the cold weather while carrying it, keep it under your shirt close to your body to keep it warm, dont change lenses in the cold air, and if you are photographing an outdoor sporting event and its cold enough for you to be covered up, then do the same for your camera.....he himself wraps a hand towel around his whole camera except the end of the lens and the view finder (the one you put your eye up against, not the LCD) Wrap a rubber band around it to keep it in place on the lens and unit.

So....like i said, please...I hope this helps.

Keep me posted!!! Would love to hear positive things that your camera has started working again.

Julie

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

mannforever
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SOURCE: Camera will not turn on. Battery fully charged;

Hello,
You can give it to an expert for repair, he can repair it for less as there must be just a fuse problem, which can be fixed for a very less amount.

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