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My insignia NS-DSC7B09 won't do anything. It suddenly stopped and shut down and the lens is still open. We put in new batteries and nothing happens. What do we do now?


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Assuming that the new batteries are the correct type for the camera and they they are fresh/fullly charged, your problem may be due to corrosion on the\015\012battery contacts inside the camera\015\012which can prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the\015\012camera. Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the\015\012batteries and wipe the camera contacts firmly with\015\012a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush,\015\012steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen\015\012into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of\015\012the batteries and place them back in the camera. This cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 90% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, chances\015\012are that your camera may have\015\012a problem that requires professional repair.
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