Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70 Digital Camera ?

My DSC-W120 Sony camera won't turn on OR remain on. If I remove the memory card and the battery and reinsert them, the power might come on for 1/2 a second. The battery is fully charged.


Answers :

Cyber-shot cameras nowadays have a built-in rechargeable\015\012battery for retaining time, date, and other settings. Since the\015\012built-in rechargeable battery is not removable, current Cyber-shot\015\012camera models can only be returned to the original factory settings by\015\012pressing a small RESET button on the camera or by using an Initialize option in the menu.
Older-model Cyber-shot cameras (prior to the year 2000) do not have a built-in rechargeable battery and do not have a RESET button or Initialize option in the menu. These cameras require a manual power reset.
IMPORTANT: To determine whether or not your camera has a RESET button or Initialize \015\012option, or for other model-specific information to complete any of the\015\012steps in this solution, refer to the operating instructions supplied\015\012with the product. Manuals are available online in the Manuals/Specs/Warranty section of the Sony® eSupport Web site.
Follow the appropriate procedure below for your camera.
Using an Initialize option in the menu
Since Cyber-shot cameras have different menu system layouts, refer to the instruction manual specific for your camera model.
Using a RESET button
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  1. Locate the RESET button on the camera.
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  3. Use a pointed object (like a ballpoint pen) to press and hold the RESET button for 2-3 seconds.
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  5. After 2-3 seconds has elapsed, release the RESET button.
Performing a manual power reset
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  1. Turn off the camera.
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  3. Remove the battery pack.
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  5. Remove the button-sized lithium battery.
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  7. Allow the camera to remain without power for 30 seconds.
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  9. Reinsert the button-sized lithium battery.
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  11. Reinsert the battery pack.
  12. \015\012
  13. Turn on the camera.
If\015\012your camera is experiencing an issue and the issue is not resolved by\015\012performing the appropriate reset procedure above, then service may be\015\012required. The Sony® eService Web site at http://eservice.sony.com/ can assist you in obtaining service from a Sony Service Center or locating a Sony Authorized Servicer.
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