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DSC-F717 won't turn on

I've had a CyberShot DSC-F717 for about 5 years, and just today I noticed that it won't turn on. Nothing happens when I toggle the power switch, it just stays black. However, when I plug in the charger, the orange charging "lightning bolt" stays on. Curious. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

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  • misterkenny Mar 05, 2008

    I've also just noticed that the camera DOES turn on when plugged in. I can then unplug it and it dies shortly afterward. I suspect the battery no longer holds a charge, and consider the problem solved.

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You are correct. The battery has lost it`s life.

Contact your nearest Sony dealer and ask them for the NP-F50 battery which I think your camera uses.

The reason why the battery still shows it is charging ( if your interested ) is due to the sensing cct - you will see your battery has three poles and not just 2. The sensing pin is faulty due to the buildt in PCB having a problem. The batteries probably are still ok inside, but the sensing cct does the actual charge control.

Best of luck.

Posted on Mar 09, 2008

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