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Old Dec 8, 2004, 7:41 PM   #1
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I bought a Konica Minolta X21.

Soon after buying the camera from ebay, i noticed that when i put in batteries the camera wont start up. But when i open and close the battery slot, it then works.

About a week later, even if i open and close the slot it, the camera still doesnt work. But if i push and hold on the batter slot then it works, but if i let go then the camera goes dead.

I Know for sure that the power from the batteries isnt reaching the camera.

how would i fix this?

Thanx in advance.
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Old Dec 8, 2004, 10:08 PM   #2
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If the camera is still under warranty, take it in and get it repaired or replaced.
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Old Dec 11, 2004, 10:36 PM   #3
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Make sure all battery connections are clean.

Clean carefully. Talk to local camera store on how to do so.

Go to office supply store and buy a package of the big, honkin', heavy duty rubber bands and see if that will hold battery cover on.

May look bad but may work well.

$2 or so instead of big $$$.

Just a thought...
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