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No Power

As I was taking a picture the screen flashed white and then the camera lost all power. A battery change did not fix. Does anyone have a clue as to what happened and if it is fixable or even worth fixing?

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Thanks for the reply. Dead batteries were the first thing I checked. I have rechargeable's and before I went outside to take pictues I put fully charged ones in. I too have been reading everything I can on this camera and one review said it was very fragile. I don't remember dropping it but it may have been bumped. I also read another post where a "fuse" had gone bad in a camera of another brand and the way the screen flashed I'm leaning toward this being the problem. Either way I have the feeling that it's not worth the price of a fix. So now I need to pay my son back and seeing that I'm addidicted to the digital photography I need to invest in another camera! lol

Posted on Sep 12, 2005

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The camera has high battery consumption like the following: "My one beef is the battery life. I have since read a couple of reviews that claim the 'low battery' indicator comes on too soon. If you're clicking like crazy and using the LCD screen, it will drop quite quickly. I tend to set up my shot with the viewfinder, use the screen to double check the framing then turn it off and shoot."

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