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My tl205 will not stay on when I turn it on , I hit the power button and the green light comes on and the rear screen flickers then it beeps and shuts off , when I hold the power button the green light stays light but it will not turn in , the lens is fully out on zoom and is stuck there


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My tl205 will not stay on when I turn it on , I hit the power button and the green light comes on and the rear screen flickers then it beeps and shuts off , when I hold the power button the green light stays light but it will not turn in , the lens is fully out on zoom and is stuck there


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My kyocera finecam S5R is acting strangely. Thought it was the battery so after buying a new one/after charging it continues to do the same thing! Problem. Turn on power button - viewfinder & Telephoto lens. Pop-up & advance..As It Should. But it Immediately. Retracts (lens) and viewfinder (closes down) .. At a loss what to do. Charging is fine. Green light is steady when complete after ovenight charge. Still the same results


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Ok so everytime i plug my camera into the charger the green light beside the power button comes on. i press and hold the button and the screen flashes white and goes right back off. At the same time i take it off the charger after leaving it on for about an hour or so and it has no charge and wont turn on. any answers?


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