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Pentax Optio SV tunrs off immediately

After FULL recharghing my battery, I took two pictures. Then, I turned the camera off. Two minutes later, trying to open the camera, it turns on, shows the Optio logo, and 2 seconds later tunrs itself off. The lens doesn't even attemt to open. We've trieds all capture modes - but still - the camera won't open... Any idea? Thanks!

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  • Anonymous Nov 29, 2008

    My camera worked fine then one day it stopped turning on. I thought it was the battery that had died so bought a new one, but that didn't work too. I then thought it may be the battery charger failing but an electronic meter check said the battery was fully charged. My only thought now is the camera, but I don't know where to start.

    All advice welcome.



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I have the same problem with my camera and the following activities solved it. Remove batteries and clean contacts of battery's host (include cover). Check as well that contacts are not bended and didn't lost their springiness. Good luck !

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