Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A640 Digital Camera ?

Canon powershot A640 wont turn on

\015 There is rust on one of the terminals in the battery compartment. I think this is the reason for no power. Can you give me advice on how to clean it?\015

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Better contact Ritz Camera or a local camera repair shop for pricing details.

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If the rust in the compartment is from a leaking battery, then usually cleaning the contacts takes care of the problem. If the reason for hte rust is that the camera got wet, there is likely corrosion inside the camera that will not be fixable other than to replace the boards. Typically, this will be more expensive than replacing the camera.
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\015\012The unfortunate part here is that Canon doesn't provide anyone other than authorized service centers with service information. The parts will be available only to those serice centers. Try calling one to get a rough estimate.
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\015\012I don't think that there is much you can do with this camera yourself.
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\015\012Dan
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