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Won´t power on

Hi, I´m currently travelling in Bolivia and in the last few days have gone from humid lowlands to freezing highlands. I´ve found after a particularly wet evening that the camera started playing up. First, the LCD fades out, then on turning the camera off, the camera won´t power back on. I took the battery out and let the camera dry out (if it needed to) and after a day it started working again. But after a second day of rain the same problem has occurred, only this time it won´t power on at all. Any suggestions are welcome, as my camera is invaluable over here. Many thanks.

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  • Jane Mahony Apr 21, 2007

    Problem continued....
    After a full week of the camera refusing to power on, it is once again working, but I am concerned that this problem will re-occur. Is it possible that it was the varying weather conditions or is there a more inherent problem.

    Once again, thanks for any help provided.



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Thanks for the information.

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