Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A570 IS Digital Camera ?

A Canon A570IS will power on and and everything works with external power (3.5-3.7V, 2A. 3rd party) but is dead with batteries (two fresh alkaline or NIMH AAs). I have used parts (from junk 570s) and have replaced the main board, button board, flexicable that includes on/off switch & shutter, leds, etc.. Again, lens, flash, storage, LCD, etc. work with external power, but not with batteries. I am at a loss. Any suggestions?


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Since the external power works, we need to know, first off, if the battery terminals have continuity with the external power supply contacts. That will tell us an important part of this puzzle. The one hard thing about this problem, is that what looks good might be bad. I'm talking about the external power jack. A plug can force contacts apart, making perfect contact, however, when the plug is removed, slightly sprung or oxidized contacts in the jack can fail to make proper contact. This sounds exactly like the problem you're having, and I'm betting that's what's going on. Replace the plug from one of your spare units, and hope it fires up good.
Did you check if the battery contacts on the cam are making proper contact with the main board's circuit that draws power? Looks like a loose solder contact?
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