My camera would not power up, c663, and there was something loose inside. So i took the case apart with the philips screws, and found that the noise was a small screw that appears to hold the lower left hand side of the screen down.
It still does not power up, so i am thinking that the screw, hit something such as a contact somewhere, and caused a short in the board- that goes beyone my technical abilities at the moment.
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This problem is frequently the result of corroded battery contacts
inside the camera. Remove the batteries and wipe the inside camera
contacts with a soft cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a
fine wire brush, steel wool, or fine sandpaper). Make sure there's no
cleaning residue left inside the camera, then clean the battery
contacts and reinstall the batteries. If this doesn't solve the
problem you may have something more serious wrong with camera and I
recommend checking the Kodak troubleshooting guide at:
Remove the batteries and clean the battery contacts inside the camera
with a soft cloth (a heavy buildup on the contacts may require cleaning
with a fine wire brush, steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue
that the cleaning leaves in the camera, and then reinstall the
batteries. This clears most power-on problems, but if yours persists,
check the Kodak troubleshooting guide at:
You have a cracked or stripped gear. If you ever took it to the beach it likely got sand inside. Even a little. You should try blowing out the gaps with compressed air from a can of air duster. If that doesnt work, you need it repaired
If your camcorder model has a RESET button, first try pressing this
button. If there is no RESET button, or pressing the button does not
resolve the issue, continue with the troubleshooting steps below.
Turn off the camcorder.
Remove the battery from the camera.
Remove the AC power supply from the camera.
Slide the power switch on the camera to the VTR, VCR or CAMERA mode for 15 seconds.