Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

The battery is new and fully charged, and when i turn it on it comes on for about a second before goes totally black and switching off. It does this before the lens has a chance to come out.


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It may be the batteries. if you buy really cheap ones EX sunbeam ,or ac delco .the cheap batteries do not put out enough voltage for your camera to function . i suggest trying a couple of duracells
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