Having problems with your Canon EOS-5D Digital Camera ?

I switched flash card and camera was not ssnapping pics. It was focusing just not taking pics. Later found bent pin so I carefully used a tweezer to straighten. All looks well but now camera won't even turn on. Is there some sort of reset?


Answers :

Am pretty sure there's no reset function, since disconnecting the battery serves that purpose. Sounds like a power problem, but can't understand how the bent memory pin could cause this. I would do the things that can help restore the power at this point. There is an excellent web blog that delineates the steps one can take to restore power, and here it is:
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/simple-fix-for-dead-cameras-that-wont.html
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\015\012If you have a DC adapter, you might try that. If the camera works when the plug is inserted, then you have a sprung or maybe oxidized jack. Sometimes spraying electrical contact cleaner will fix this.
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\015\012Other than trying these things, the camera will have to be serviced. It's certainly a super camera and would be worth fixing, just hope you can figure it out, since a lot of fixes are simple things.
\015\012Good luck, thanks for using FixYa, and hope this helps!
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