Having problems with your HP Photosmart M22 Digital Camera ?
Problem When i turn on my camera it does not turn on..what can i do???
Just found this solution.\015\012I used a magnetic ended screwdriver and lightly tapped the magnet over where the badge/logo covers when the slider is opened.\015\012\015\012hey presto, my camera sprang back into life!\015\012\015\012reed switch must have just stuck\015\012\015\012Brilliant - thank you
Hi Dale,\015\012\015\012I had answered your last post, but will copy this one to you as well:\015\012\015\012The problem is that there is a small, less than 1 cm rectangular magnet, embedded in the slide cover just to the right side of the "HP" logo and above the "M22" marking, the magnet activates a metallic reed switch on the circuit board when the slide is move to the right to "turn on" the camera and take pictures also exposing the lens. When the slide is moved to the left, the reed switch contacts are off. This would be an easy fix for a camera shop (as long as you tell them what the problem is) and they would not be able to overcharge you with the knowledge you now have... This is a great camera, and would be well worth the fix.\015\012\015\012Best regards, and let me know the results.\015\012\015\012nightdiver
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