Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Digital Camera ?

Power up ? Despite going thru a couple of sets of Brand new batteries, camera will not start ! Is there a reset bottom or equivalent ? Any other suggestions ? Thanks. Felix


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My line had got discconnected but I think you can keep the batttery out from the set and use a hair dryer very slightly to keep it warm to take off any moisture or salt particles in the camera that would have got entangled. Try and repeat this and I have a feeling it might work out. Sea breeze also at times contains a lot of salt and gets engulfed inside. So I hope you can try this out and I hope this might solve the issue without opening of the camera. I hope my advice works. Good day
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Power up ? Despite going thru a couple of sets of Brand new batteries, camera will not start ! Is there a reset bottom or equivalent ? Any other suggestions ? Thanks. Felix


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