Having problems with your Canon Powershot SD450 / IXUS 55 Digital Camera ?

Explanation desired on Power Fuse

\015 Hello, I read your post :\015\012\015\012"Comment by MeKiwi, posted on Apr 17, 2008\015\012Do you feel comfortable opening up your camera? How good are you with a soldering iron? There's a tiny fuse inside the Canon SD series cameras which, if blown, will cause the camera not to power up. Sometimes soldering a jumper wire to the two legs of the fuse will get your camera to power up again, but the fuse is literally about as big as this equals sign: =If you feel comfortable about opening up your camera and confident in your soldering skills, let me know and I'll go into detail about where to find the fuse, etc."\015\012 \015\012I would love further information. I am in mexico and the availability of people who know what ehy are doing with digital cameras is low. I opened up my camera to install my LCD, finishing the install the camera will not power up. I believe I have the need of soldering the fuse together, can you send me some further information about what i need to do? Thanks\015\012 \015\012-Devbryce\015

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