Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare Z1275 Digital Camera ?

My Z1285 camera turns off immediately after powerup. Even with known good batteries.Was working fine

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Hello Neil

Does the lens extend at all upon startup and if you have a voltmeter , could you please test the voltage of the batteries.

Also , have you done any firmware updates on the camera since getting it and have you tried starting it up without the SD card?

Also , does the screen come on and is there any messages before it shuts down?

Please respond to the questions using the comment option and I will get back to you.

Kind Regards
This is most likely a lens issue. When the camera initializes, the lens has to be driven out, etc. Any dust, dirt, sand, inside the lens assembly can prevent this from happening. Also, if the camera's lens gets bumbed while extended, one of the tiny gears can get jammed, or broken. Here is a web blog about things you can try to free or fix a lens problem. Before you try it, make sure your battery contacts inside the camera are clean, not oxidized, etc. Then follow this blog's steps to try to get your camera working:
\015\012They say about 50% of lens problems can be fixed trying their suggestions.
\015\012Good luck, hope this helps.
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