08-04-2015 08:29 PM
My 70D that is only 1yr 1/2 old died all of the sudden. I have only used it lightly and have taken very good care of it. I tried another battery thinking that may be the probelem. Even a brand new Canon battery did not turn it on. Just no juice, nothing. I sent it to Canon service center, and they sent me an estimate for $224. I called to ask what the problem was, they said they still dont know, that was just to take a look and fix the issue if there is one. If it is something with major damage they will contact me with a different estimate.
It worked perfectly fine one day. I charged the battery back up, plugged it it, and just never turned back on again. I haven't even paid off the camera yet on my best buy card, so I have a real problem with Canon charging me anything so soon, and for an obviously lightly used camera.
Has anyone had a similar issue before? Is having Canon do this my best option? I read another post of someone who fixed themselves, but I'm of course leery not knowing exactly wha the problem is. Plus I have shoots lined up, and need to act fast.
I wish they had a better program to just trade up or something, if I'm spending money anyway.
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