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I tried to do the firmware update on my a6000. I got a message that said aborted, remove and replace battery and start again. When I put the battery back in, the camera wouldn't turn on. The red light by the battery compartment stayed on even when the camera was turned off.  The only time the red light goes off is when I remove the battery. I tried other batteries and had the same issue.

 

Suggestions, please.  Thanks in advance.

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  • 2 weeks later...

This sounds like a death rattle. I experienced the exact same thing when my A33 died.

 

Try leaving the battery out of the camera for one hour and then restarting. (I presume you've already tried this)

 

Does the battery still charge inside of the camera? Does a light come on while the camera is plugged in while turned off?

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On 2/8/2017 at 5:43 PM, Dollanganger said:

This sounds like a death rattle. I experienced the exact same thing when my A33 died.

 

Try leaving the battery out of the camera for one hour and then restarting. (I presume you've already tried this)

 

Does the battery still charge inside of the camera? Does a light come on while the camera is plugged in while turned off?

I had the same problem.

and the charging light of my a6300 won't light up.

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What may be tried is to take the battery out, then try to press and hold shutter button (fully down) for 30; 60 or more seconds with the camera turned "On" (without the battery). Even, to repeat that few times. There is some "electronical" logic behind this, capacitors are to be empty.

I had some similar issue with A3000; that helped. My A7ii has no issues with batteries, I am using different ones now, without problems. The only battery (used with the A3000) which was unusable (after years of usage) was Patona; it cannot be fully charged in any charger (I am having 3 different chargers) above 92%; and later, when used, percentage severely drops in few minutes to 20% or 10% or even 0%.

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