Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera ?

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W5. Will not turn on.

\015 I have a Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W5. It has given me a very good reliable service for many years. Yesterday, despite fully charged Sony Ni-MH batteries, I found I could not switch on the camera. This has never happened before. Can you please help.\015

Answers :

I have the same camera,bought in 2006, doing the same thing, with new batteries would turn on and immediately turn off. I had had experience with electronic devices that had overloaded capacitors.
\012So, I took the back off, took the screws out that held the main parts in the case so I could see the two leads on the capacitor.
\012Using a WELL insulated screwdriver help with WELL insulated pliers, shorted the two leads. The resulting bang scared my wife and the dog! I jumped these leads several times, each time getting a much smaller discharge until there were no more. Iput it back together and installed new bats. It was the same as before. I switched the bats, Put them in the WRONG way, help down the "on" button for 30 seconds. Put the batteries in the right way, and NADA, nothing. kNOWING HOW CAPACITORS WORK, I removed the bats and let the camera sit (no batteries in it) overnight. After lunch the next day I put the batteries in AND it worked just like new! To make sure I took a 45 minute video (VGA). I had a DSC-W3 before that had acted the same way, repairs were done the same way, and then sold the camera, Last time I checked it was still working after 4 years.
Try diffrent batteries even the ni-mh batteries go bad after so many charges also make sure you have the batteries in the right way
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