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Someone is selling a DVX100 on ebay for 15 bucks and says it wont power on. He says it was on storage and since it really hasn't worked. What's probably the problem?

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Someone is selling a DVX100 on ebay for 15 bucks and says it wont power on. He says it was on storage and since it really hasn't worked. What's probably the problem?

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Power fault you mentioned that a new battery might work for my problem the battery i have is the battery the camera came with if i was to get a new battery will it really make a difference as the battery works fine in another item.

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