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It may be that your batteries are flat. If you are using alkaline AA batteries, try NiMH rechargeable or Lithium disposable batteries, as the battery life can be extremely poor with alkaline batteries. Some cameras won't even work reliably with new alkalines.
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\015\012Otherwise, it could be faulty, and will need professional repair.
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Camera turns on and straight of again - Digital Cameras


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