Having problems with your Canon PowerShot G5 Digital Camera ?
Canon G5 will not start up
\015 Camera worked fine last week. I sold it as I have 2 other cameras and when it arrived next day buyer said it would not power up. He tried different battery and CF card - no luck. On its return I confirmed there was no response to anything. I checked the date battery which read 3 volts so is presumably OK (had read that if this is dud camera will not work).\015\012\015\012Help!!\015
Water might have got in there. Take it to radio shack and see what they say.
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