Question about Cameras
You're right, it could be a shorted circuit, bent usb pins (rare), or a faulty usb cable, but most likely the battery terminals could be slightly dirty, or oxidized. In that case, you have to clean them with a qtip and alcohol. Also make sure your charger is putting out the voltage it should- it could be faulty.
Here is a web blog about cameras that won't power up, and it has some things to check for:
If nothing helps, the camera will require servicing. Get an estimate first, since the cost of repair can justify just going ahead and getting a new one.
Good luck, thanks for using FixYa, and hope this helps.
Posted on Aug 19, 2010
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