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Turns on for different amounts of time, if at all

Whenever I turn on the camera, it'll either A) Stay on for about 5 seconds. or B) Not turn on at all. On the odd occasion it actually DOES turn on all the way, when I go to take a picture, it turns off. I have new batteries in it, too.

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  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2008

    I am having the same problem with my Cybershot. I have put in new batteries three times today, recharged the rechargable batteries, and still cannot get the camera to turn on.

  • sianlee Apr 20, 2008

    Same problem. At first I thought I just had low batteries, but it kept
    doing the same thing with new batteries. The real problem is it
    wouldn't stay on long enough to get the lenses to retract and close,
    but finally I got it to stay on long enough to close the lenses and
    upload my photos to my computer. When I turn it on, it flashes the low
    battery warning but I know the batteries are good.



    I also had the same problem where it would sometimes stay on, then shut
    off as I was focusing or about to take a picture. Frustrating!

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If you cannot find a solution to your problem you may want to email fixityourself@gmail.com. He has good advice and good used parts at a fair price.

Posted on May 22, 2008

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