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It just won't turn on

Hi,

before i throw this camera in the bin, i wonder if it can be fixed. had it for years, but about 3 years ago, it just wouldn't turn on at all. its as if there is no power whatsoever.

i have 2 batteries, both of which i have charged, but the camera is just dead.

is there a fix?

if so any idea's how to get in it for a look, i tried undoing all the screws i could find, but it still wouldn't come apart.

cheers,

Martin

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  • b16mts Apr 11, 2008

    thanks for the swift response. mini screwdirvers at the ready, this things coming apart!



    however, if i do find a blown fuse, what do i do then?



    cheers,



    Martin

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They are designed to be curious adult proof, hand it to your local 5 year old and it will be apart in no time =)

There are a few screws that tend to blend in on these, plus most of the case is held together with internal clips that will pop apart when enough pressure is applied.

Ok, now onto your power problem. There will most likely be a fuse (it won't look anything like any fuse you have seen before) near where the battery pack connects to the circuit board. It will probably be white in colour and only 1 or 2 mm long. It will look like most of the other components on the board but will have a marking nearby starting with "F" like F101 or something along those lines. The "F" is obviously for fuse.
Check any of those you see with a multimeter for continuity since there will be no physical damage to it.

Hope that helps =)

Posted on Apr 11, 2008

  • Peter Thompson
    Peter Thompson Apr 11, 2008

    That is where the fun just begins =)

    Your local electronics shop should have surface mount fuses in stock. If not, Use a bit of the lightest gauge fuse wire you can get your hands on and tack it with solder from one contact to the other to put the bridge back in place.



    If you have any old circuit boards laying around, then check them for tiny fuses or small black surface mount resistors marked "0" or "00" (they are zeros for the record) as long as there are no other numbers besides "0" some have upto 4 of them.. if I remember my days at school 1x0=0 and 4x0 still only equals 0 hehe ... ahhh techs, we are all nuts.


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