The Canon Powershot A1000 IS features a lens with 4X optical zoom and a focal length of 6.2mm to 24.8mm and maximum f-stops of f/2.7 and f/5.6.

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camera will not power up after closing the battery cover

After changing batteries, the camera will not power up every time. When this happens I open the battery cover, close it and it works. Now it will not power up at all.

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Check to see if the terminals in the battery cover and in the battery compartment are clean. Use a cotton bud (Q-tip?) very lightly moistened with some Isopropyl Alcohol to gently rub the terminals clean. Also ensure that there is a bit of "tension" in the cover terminals, i.e. that you feel that the terminals will be gently pushed back by the batteries when the cover is closed.

Here is a link from Ifixit guide on how to remove battery cover to make it easier Canon PowerShot A1000 IS Battery Cover Replacement

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Thanks for the tip. I examined the contacts and saw they did not need cleaning. I installed the batteries and the camera powered on. Keeping my fingers crossed.

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