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Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera: Working one day, dead the next. Main batteries not the issue, tried new ones same deal. How can I diagnose? Does anybody repair these things or is it not cost effective?

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  • olneytj Sep 14, 2010

    Thanks, those things weren't helpful. I still have no function at all. Next step?

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Hi,

I had the same thing happen to my A590. I found the problem with mine was a micro swtch inside the battery compartment. open the battery compartment and you will see the small white tap that is supposed to get pressed when you close the door. I took mine apart and wedged the end of a toothpick under the tab and mine has been working fine ever since. I haven't been able to get an answer as to what the purpose of this switch is but it's been about 6 months and I have seen no adverse effects from my repair.

Good luck,
Bob

Posted on Sep 09, 2010

  • olneytj Sep 26, 2010

    Thanks, those things did not work.

    I still have no function at all.

    Next step?
    TJ

  • rlt9999 Sep 26, 2010

    Hi TJ,

    Where are you located? Send me an email at rlt9999@yahoo.com and maybe I can be of futher assistance.

    Best regards,
    Bob

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