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My G9 wont open the battery is charged - Canon PowerShot G9 Digital Camera



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\012When my former wife arrived from a European trip, she was very upset because suddenly the Canon G9 I had lent her wouldn't open. It was right before Christmas too. I immediately went on line and found Cameras and Parts which was highly recommended by others. After having an unproductive conversation with Canon in which they claimed their was not a general problem with the G9, I contacted Cameras and Parts. I'm happy to report that the camera was fixed in no time and cost about half of what Canon wanted - plus it was refurbished and works great. So you might try Cameras and Parts.\012
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I would second the user above, for servicing a Canon Powershot camera your best bet is: www.camerasandparts.com They only work on the Canons and they are great for service on these model cameras. The best part is they do the internal no power correction automatically on every G7 and G9 they repair and service. They're the place if you need help with a G9. It should be $89 for everything with them, device and the repair included and I believe they cover the cost of the shipping back too. They're great for the Canon models. Best of luck with it.
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