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I have a red light flashing on bottom of Sony a6000

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I have a red light flashing on bottom of Sony a6000 mirrorless camera & it will not turn on & function? I have multiple batteries all at full charge & it will not work.

Technician's Assistant: Are there any flashing lights, symbols, or messages on your camera or display screen?

The display screen is entirely black, there is no power at all.

Technician's Assistant: Have you tried removing and replacing the battery and/or SD card?

Several times to no avail

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Camera Expert to know before I connect you?

Yesterday I spent 3 hours outside in 96 degree Texas sun shooting 7 On 7 football games & in the 3rd hour it quit functioning

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Camera and Video Technician: Russell H., Service Tech replied 2 months ago

That is an indication that usually means 'memory card read failure', or indicates some similar problem with the memory card. Is the memory card perhaps absent, loosely inserted, etc.? try removing it and re-seating it in place after having a look into the memory card slot to make sure none of the metal terminals inside is broken, that there is no loose debris or dirt in it, etc.

- A few questions about the Sony camera's history, please:

How old is the camera? in months or years since you bought it.

Has the camera been dropped or otherwise subjected to mechanical shock(s) in its lifetime?
Has the camera been operated in or subjected to, temperatures below 32 degrees F (freezing point) or above about 100 degrees F ?
Has it ever been subjected to a humidity higher than 85 % or gotten wet ?
Has the camera been operated in a gritty or sandy environment, such as a beach, a seaside, a construction site, or the like?

Let me know, in Reply - and I will have further advice to offer, as needed, I hope.

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