Having problems with your Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera ?

My S500 is now 7 years old and always functioned very well. Recently it no longer switched on even though batteries fully charged. Tried again a couple of weeks ago and it worked perfectly, a few days later no good again; then today switched on OK and working. Obviously I have an intemittent problem. Local camera repair quoted GBP 110 to repair but I can buy up to date replacement model for about GBP 125 which I may do. However I'd still like to repair my S5000. Have you any suggestions please


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You have a leaky capacitor which gives you this intermittent problem
\015\012All you can do is to replace the circuitry or have it done by a repairman
\015\012the capacitor is built into the circuit board which is machine made since it is so small
\015\012Most circuits are made this way since human hands can not manufacture very small circuits
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