Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera ?

Camera was dropped and now it is not coming on. No signs of damage but not powering up, what can I do?


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\015\012Things to check first for a camera that won't turn on are battery contact points, and micro switches that are located on the battery and memory card doors. Troubleshooting tips on other things that need to be checked may be seen here. These tips won't work for every case, but they're worth a try.
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Camera was dropped and now it is not coming on. No signs of damage but not powering up, what can I do?


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I can only turn on my Cybershot DSC-N2 while the camera is in playback mode. I can look at the pictures and videos and change settings with no problem.. but when I try to switch to camera or video record mode the camera turns off by itself. Sometimes the lens will come out and then the camera powers down with the lens stuck out. Other times it just shuts off before the lens even has a chance to come out. The camera has never been dropped or damaged.


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The camera will not turn on. I have put in a new charged battery so I know that the power is ok. I did drop the camera on a carpet from a about 2 feet and has not worked since. It was on when it was dropped there is no visible damage to the camera body.


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CRACKED SCREEN dropped my camera and when i turn it on the screen looks cracked and it white! it looks broken on the inside. I have a polaroid i830. One day i dropped it on the floor, and it doesn't work now. If i push the power button on, the power light comes on, but the screen and everything stays off. I also can't get the light to turn off unless I take out the batteries. The screen appears to have a crack. Is there any way to fix it before spending to get a new one ??


You cannot repair the broken LCD screen; the white you are seeing is the backlight for it.\015\012LCDs have extremely thin gold deposits along one edge that is contacted by a silicone rubber strip that has fine wires molded into it vertically and one ... Polaroid i832 Digital Camera

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My camera is a finePix F30. It has a new battery and memory card. All within the last month. The camera doesn't open. The lens doesn't extend. when I plug the camera into the charger, there is no response or light to signal it is charging. I might have dropped the camera when packing for a trip because when I arrived at my destination, the camera didn't work. there is no sign of external damage. Can this camera be saved? Ellen


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No power after working sucessfully for a couple of years out of the blue the camera will not now turn on, I have tried various different batteries incase it was this but find it very strange that the camera should just die like this when it has not been dropped or damaged etc. I keep being told by people that it will probably cost more to replace the camera than to have it fixed, I find this hard to believe as it wasnt a cheap camera in the first place. can anyone please help


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I dropped my camera on the beach right as a shallow wave was coming in. In my fumbling to recover the camera I turned it on. The lens extended and remained that way. I took the plastic camera cover off, rinsed all parts (with purified water) that I could. I air and low heat blew dry the camera over several day, and re-assembled it. When I insert batteries I get a power light, but get no lcd screen, no sound of pictures taken on full compression of picture button, no further extension or ret


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My olypus fe-360 cam's lens wont retract or extend unless the battery is taken out. When the power button is pushed the camera's lens comes out as it should normally, but the screen is blank and it beeps If I take out the battery and put it back in the lens does retract back into the camera. I have not dropped this camera nor have I gotten it wet... what do you think the problem is?


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Water damage my camera dropped in some water. i took the battery and memory card out to dry. then i tried charging it and the light is coming on to say its charging but the camera wont turn on. help please!


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Zoom error Camera was not dropped there is no physical damage. Zoom error continues to pop up when powering on. The IN icon is also present. I can review pics that are on memory card but no other camera functions are working. I am currently in FL on vacation and would like to take photos. Please help. Thank you.


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The speedlight is stuck in the down position. Camera setting which normally result it in coming up and being operational make it open a fraction of an inch and nothing more. I've not dropped nor damaged the camera.


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