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Old Dec 19, 2006, 3:22 PM   #1
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wow, I just did a no no... turned the camera off while it was processing a raw image and now have no power.. camera will not turn on.. good battery, fully charged.. got any ideas?? where can I send it for repair.?
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Old Dec 19, 2006, 5:51 PM   #2
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Have you tried pulling the battery out for an hour or so?
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Old Dec 19, 2006, 6:23 PM   #3
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I've done that a few times with my 5700. The only thing that happened was the camera warning me not to do that while it continued to write to the card.

At the worst, I have only heard of this action corrupting the data on the card, not damaging the camera in any way.

If Bob's suggestion doesn't work, try switching the cf card and see if it turns on. You may have to leave the battery out longer than an hour -- say, over night -- to get it to clear the internal memory.

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