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Russell A., Camera and Video Technician
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Vivitar F314 Digital camera will not power up. I have

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Vivitar F314 Digital camera will not power up. I have ensured the battery compartment is clean and have inserted new batteries
JA: You've come to the right place. The tech wizards know cameras inside and out, and I'd love to connect you with the best shutterbug to help with this. Have you tried to troubleshoot?
Customer: Yes I have also sent an email to Vivitar technical some 2 weeks ago but have not received a reply
JA: Is there anything else the Camera Technician should be aware of?
Customer: not that i'm aware of, the camera just appears locked
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Russell A. replied 1 year ago.


First, please double check the orientation of the batteries in the camera.

Have you tried powering the camera on with the memory card removed? If not, please do so and let me know the result.