The Canon EOS 60D is a 18 MP DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera with an articulating LCD screen. The camera was released August 2010 and is identified by the EOS 60D printed on the front of the camera.

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My camera won't turn on without an SD card in it

So I recently installed Magic Lantern to my Canon 60D. All is well until I encounter a few problems:

- My charged camera's battery won't turn on when I need to use it. Putting the battery on the charging cradle shows that the battery is flat and in need of recharging

- My camera cannot turn on after I remove and reinsert the memory card. Removing and Reinstalling the battery fix this problem

It all happened since I installed the Magic Lantern, so naturally I blame Magic Lantern and uninstall it from my camera. But even after I uninstall it, the problems still persist.

Recently I discovered that my camera won't turn on at all without a memory card inside it. Normally I can still turn it on at it showed "No Memory Card".

Anybody can help me?

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Logic dictates cause and affect. But batteries fail and we tend to thing that the last thing we did was the cause. Try a new battery and see if the problems go away.

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Okay I suppose I'll try that. But in the mean time, another detail I forgot to mention is the battery will only lose it's charge when it is inside the camera. If I leave it unplugged from the camera, the battery will retain its full charge


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I am in exactly the same situation with the same symptoms but so far I have no idea of the cause and thus no remedy. Have you solved the problem since? how?

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