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Will not power up

I was using the camera a lot just recently,working fine. Came to do some city over view shots & it just doesn't want to start up. Have gone through all the usual diagnostics, obviously to no joy. Any thoughts to the matter?
Cheers Graeme.

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  • 06 beemer Jun 24, 2008

    Thanks for the advice,but still nothing working.Replacing a circuit board sounds dearer than the camera.

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About all you can do, pull the CR1220 battery out(Located in battery compartment) , that will reset the camera, then check all connectors for the battery, make sure there all clean and getting a good contact.

Try powering on without a memory card in cast that's shorting something.

Else unfortunately the only option is service unless your good at taking items apart and replacing the circuit board

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