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Cannon Powershot A400: Camera is not starting at all after using a fully charged chargeable batteries. the lens comes out a little as we power on and thats it, the screen is blank and there is no response after that. The camera has been dropped few times and has some physical deformations. it is around 4 years old.

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These cameras invariably employ and metal worm against a nylon cog to move the lens barrel in and out. If dropped on the barrel while open, or the barrel is pressed, the nylon cog is ripped against the worm. There is no longer a smooth spiral for the cog to run on.

Not being funny but, its a fairly old camera with a low picture resolution, I would suggest its probably not worth repairing. Time for a new one.

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