Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera ?
Won't power up even with new batteries - Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera
The most likely problem is slight corrosion on the battery contacts. This would also be the easiest (and least expensive) to fix. Use a flashlight and very closely examine the battery contacts with a flashlight. It can be easy to miss, and you don't need much corrosion to prevent a good contact. Scrape any corrosion with a sharp edge. The corrosion is like rust and will not just wipe off. You need to expose the fresh metal for contact. Finish by wiping with rubbing alcohol to remove loose corrosion. Replace the batteries. Begin capturing memories!
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