Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Have just recharged battery, and nothing works altho the power light is ON all the time


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When things like this happens, it leaves a lot to wonder about.
I would like to know the make and model.
However, there is not much that can be done if you cannot see the menu or if the camera does not turn on when the on button is pressed.
You are at a point which means that the camera needs some kind of repair.
This many times is the result of a number of things which can be any of the following or none: Water damage due to water exposure, impact damage due to impacts of different kinds, including when the lens is out, a sudden failure of internal components, failures of switches or connections. All of this means the camera needs repair or you can also consider to sell it for parts or as a repair, as is item.
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Have just recharged battery, and nothing works altho the power light is ON all the time


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Dear,If your camera is in warranty period then please visit the nearest service station.Regards,Rakesh KumarNetwork Support Engineer ... Mercury Electronics CyberPix S-550V Digital Camera

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