Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I don't know how to turn it on, insert the card properly, use the DV disc that came with the product all basic insturctions!


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The battery has to be charged for a couple of hours, first.
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\015\012If you camera uses AA batteries, use new alkaline batteries (not Li-Ion or "Heavy Duty").... be certain of the correct polarity when inserting batteries into camera.
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