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Coolpix s5 batterys good but will not power up


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You may a more serious issue that will require professional repair, but the problem you describe is frequently due to corrosion on the battery\015\012contacts inside the camera. Remove the batteries and wipe the inside\015\012contacts firmly with a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning\015\012with a wire brush, steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that\015\012may have fallen into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe\015\012the ends of the batteries and replace them in the camera. This clears\015\012up the problem about 90% of the time -- I hope it works for you.
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Coolpix s5 batterys good but will not power up


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Nothing to do with bartteris the whole system is spoilt just check withg yoiur cannon servicer ... ... Digital Cameras

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