PLEASE HELP! Can't get my Canon7D to turn on in its Subal housing.

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PLEASE HELP! Can't get my Canon7D to turn on in its Subal housing.

Hi Folks-

What on earth am I doing wrong? Here's a video so you can see *exactly* what I'm doing, and hopefully steer me in the right direction... I'm so desperate because I'm going on a trip soon and the fella I bought it from, who has been so, so helpful is now on a trip with no wifi access.

There is one thing I've noticed -- when I go to turn the ON/OFF dial to on, I suddenly get a bunch of friction. If I keep going, I hear a little "pop" and suddenly there's no tension.

I've looked at both my ON/OFF switch on the camera, and also the mechanism inside the housing, and neither looks "stripped" or worn down.

The easiest way for me to explain it is to simply show you, so I created this one minute video.

I'm in heart attack mode here, so any help at all would be super-appreciated.

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