Having problems with your Casio EXILIM Card EX-S770 Digital Camera ?

My camera won't switch on. I thought it needed charging but the light on the charger unit only goes from solid red to flashing red. Whilst in the charging unit, I can view the pictures on the card and it suggests the battery is at full strength. Is it worth getting a new battery or could something else be amiss?


Answers :

Most likely the battery or charger is bad, and batteries go bad more often than chargers. You should measure the contacts on the charger, and see if you're getting a good charging voltage. If you don't have a voltmeter, you can pick one up at Harbor Freight Tools for $2.99. If you determine the charger is good, the battery will be the likely suspect. It sounds like a cell in the battery is shorted, supplying enough juice to let you view the pictures, but not enough to turn the camera on. Make sure, first, that the contacts on the battery, and in the charger and camera, are clean, and if they aren't, you can clean them with a soft cloth and alcohol, or a pencil eraser. If you still have the same problem after ensuring the contacts are clean, get a battery. You can google the camera make, model, and say battery after it, and get options. Also, ebay often sells them at a sizable discount. Good luck, and hope this helps.
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