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I put a brand new fully charged batterie in my olympus stylus 600 and it still won't power on, any suggestions as to my?

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Without specialised test equipment, diagnosing faults on totally dead electronic devices is near impossible. Even with the right tools it can be difficult.

Unfortunately your camera is effectively now scrap: any kind of professional attention will cost more than the camera is worth and spare parts may not even be available. Your camera was designed to last around five years, so all that can be said is that it has failed a bit earlier than it should have. If your camera has ever been wet or has been covered in condensation (as may happen when moving from the cold outdoors to a warm house) or has ever been dropped then it will have shortened the lifespan.

If you are confident that your camera has never been wet/dropped then it may be worth complaining to Olympus. They may offer to examine the camera but will usually warn that if found to have been liquid/impact damaged then they will charge a fee and return the camera unrepaired to you. Otherwise they may choose to repair it (subject to spares availability) or may offer a discount on a replacement.

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