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I have a minolta dimage Z1 it shut off by itself, the on off

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I have a minolta dimage Z1 it shut off by itself, the on off switch has no effect on it at all, it has new batteries, the card is installed and I had just taken 2 pictures with it. what could be the problem wit it.
JA: What's the make/model of your camera? How old is it?
Customer: Konica/Minolta Dimage Z1 Age I have no idea, but I did purchase it brand new and love it
JA: What happened right before this popped up? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: I had just taken 2 pictures and it shut off, I have tried new batteries, and reinstalling the card, moving the switch positions has no effect AND pressing the on off switch has no edffect
JA: Anything else you want the Camera Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: thats all I can think of, it has never been dropped or gotten wet, and alwas stored in a camera case.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Pete replied 1 month ago.

Hi, I'm Pete. Welcome to JustAnswer! I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Pete replied 1 month ago.

The On/Off switch is likely defective if there is no response from the camera at all when you try moving it.

A lack of use can contribute to problems like this.

The camera will need to be taken to a local electronics repair shop or returned to a Minolta service center for repair.

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