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My cannon A570 was working fine. Then all of a sudden it would turn on and turn off right away so I changed the batteries. This did not help. The lens was opening very slowly. Then it wouldn't open again. I received a change battery message which was odd but changed the batteries again. (they were pretty hot) Once I changed them it worked again for a second but now it wont turn on. Any suggestions?

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SOURCE: Lens cover only partially opens

There is a very very easy way to fix this problem..

This can happen if...
1.) If the battery dies when the camera lens is open (and you close it manually, or sometimes, even if you dont.)
2.) If you used a AC adapter with too much voltage or not enough. (this can happen even if you used the correct voltage, refrain from using AC adapters at all)
... all together its ethier a voltage or camera lens problem...

TIPS:
1.)NEVER PUSH THE LENS IN AFTER CAMERA DIES, BUY A NEW BATTERY IMMEDIATLY AND TURN IT BACK ON, CLOSING THE LENS!

2.)NEVER USE AN AC ADAPTER, USE A RECHARGEABLE BATTERY OR A REGULAR BATTERY!

..to fix this...

Do as i say..

1.) Remove battery
2.) Remove front plate (screw driver may be needed)
3.) Check all gears, make sure they are correctly fitted in place)
4.) Move the gear manually to make the lens come out.
5.) keep it out, put the front plate back together.
6.) reinsert the battery, turn it on.


or...
1.) Remove the battery.
2.) Wait about 6-8 hours.
3.) Reinsert the battery.

or...
1.) Remove the battery.
2.) Try hooking it up through AC adapter, put correct voltage.
3.) Try turning it on.
4.) Remove AC adapter, reinsert battery.
5.) Turn it on.



Hopefully all this information helped,

Posted on Jul 10, 2008

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SOURCE: canon a570 battery fail - with any and all new batteries

Hmmm...... there might be a time battery that needs replacing. Look fore something like CR1220 or time battery. Pry it open and replace it with a battery of the same size.

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Powershot S5 IS wont turn on

was it ever left in the sun?

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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SOURCE: My canon powershot a570 is not powering on despite changing the batteries. Any suggestions?

Here are some simple things to try first for a camera that won't power on. They won't work for every case, but they're worth a try:
http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/simple-fix-for-dead-cameras-that-wont.html

Posted on May 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Canon A580 lens stuck open with lens error

Put in real Kodak batteries. pull out the lens a bit. same just happened to mine

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

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