Having problems with your Sanyo Digital Cameras ?

Shuts off as soon as i turn it on so i cant take pictures


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If the camera has recently been dropped you may have lens damage that\015\012is preventing it from powering up. If it hasn't been dropped your\015\012problem\015\012may be due to weak/worn out batteries or corrosion on the battery\015\012contacts inside the camera which can\015\012prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the camera.\015\012Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the batteries and\015\012wipe the camera contacts firmly with\015\012a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush,\015\012steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen into\015\012the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of\015\012the batteries and place them back in the camera and give them a full\015\012charge (assuming that you are using rechargeable batteries). This\015\012cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 90% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, it may be time for new batteries, or the\015\012camera may have\015\012a problem that requires professional repair.
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Shuts off as soon as i turn it on so i cant take pictures


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The cameras circuitry has a capacitor that has grown very weak making the camera to do this. The repairs to correct this would outweigh the cost of the purchase of a new camera ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 Digital Camera

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