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04-23-2008, 09:35 PM   #1
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*ist DS won't turn on

I've had this *ist DS from new, about 2 years. I have had a problem over the last year turning it on if I have left it on and it has turned itself off.

Now I can't get it to turn on at all. I have tried all kinds of batteries, all fully charged. I have also tried turning it on while holding down the shutter rerlease button (with and without batteries).

Has anyone else had this problem and if so how did you fix it. ?

I have a second hand *ist DS which doesn't do this !

Thanks in anticipation,

04-24-2008, 12:08 AM   #2
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I don't know, but if cleaning the all battery contacts and the inner on/off contacts (had to disassembling the top) won't do, then it sounds like an expensive circuit replacement.

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