Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I have a Samsung L100 digital camera. It would not power on & when I tried to charge it the chargered flashed orange. I bought a new battery & charged until the charger light was steady green, but it still will not power on.


Answers :

Hi.

The charger is tested reading Volts at its terminal. Volts must be within half volts from specifications.

If the charger is OK, then the camera has an internal problem. A fried main board or a broken contact will cause the same problem. The repair must be done by a technician.

You can get a quote calling Samsung at the number on manual, or get a quote from a third party repair service here:Repair
The bettery contacts inside the camera could be slightly oxidized. Clean them with a qtip and at least 90% isopropyl alcohol. Some rechargeable batteries have to be recycled on charge 4 or 5 times before they take a full charge, also. Check the output on your charger, to make sure it's good, but it probably is.
\015\012Here is a web blog of things you can try when a camera won't power up:
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/simple-fix-for-dead-cameras-that-wont.html
\015\012There is another possibility that you have a stuck len, and here's a blog for that:
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/fixing-lens-error-on-digital-camera.html
\015\012The blog says it's about lens errors, but it applies to "stuck" lens, also.
\015\012Good luck, hope this helps, and thanks for using FixYa.
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