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Sucks down battery just taking one pic - using duracells


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I have a Sony Cybershot DSC-W5 5.1MP - purchased about four and half years ago (ancient in technology years I know) - but it's a good camera and has served me well. For about six months I've had issues with it staying powered on. Have used rechargeable batteries (the ones it came with) and same size Energizer rechargables forever (it takes double A batteries) - I thought it was the batteries I'd been using but bought a fresh pack of regular consumable double A's - Duracell and same problem - it


Have you tried this technique? Rub the contacts in the battery compartment with a pencil eraser and then with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

I cn't take more than 3-4 pics....batteries are getting exhausted...even if put the brand new one same problem persist.. i tried using alkaline batteries AA...bt still no use..plz help me..


... Nikon COOLPIX L4 Digital Camera

After every picture I take the screen goes black for a couple of minutes so I cant take more than one photo at a time. I have to power the camera off and turn it back on to take a second pic. The battery is fully charged and the camera is fairly new and lightly used. Any idea how to correct the problem?


Are you using a cheap card? Is the card full with a large number of pictures? ... Nikon COOLPIX S10 Digital Camera

My Sony H1 can no longer work with recargeable batteries so I had to use AA alkaline last year. Now this year it will only take 4 or 5 pics with new alkaline. So am using Lithium, it takes about40 pics then shows batteries dead. What is the problem with it needing stronger batteries as it gets older? Can that be fixed so I can again use rechargeable batteries?


Hi,Have you tried a higher mAh rated rechargeable battery? This may solve your problem.Thank you,Lee ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-H1 Digital Camera

Battery Problems The Canon PowerShot A480 is sucking the life out of the batteries! I get about half a dozen shots and it says I need new batteries - I change to fully-charged ones and as soon as I put them in they are almost gone (that icon is flashing at me). I have used new rechargeble and old ones ... I've used two different rechargers ... I've tried leaving the batteries in until the red light goes out on the charger and I've also tried leaving the batteries in for a day or so past the red


Try not useing recargeables ... Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera

Batteries I bought my camera 3 days ago, used it once to take about 6 pictures yesterday, and the batteries went dead. I charged them according to the directions and now when I turn it on it reads a fully charged battery until I try to take a pic, then a message appears reading "battery depleted" and it turns off. It is brand new and only used once, what could it possibly be?


Hi,\015\012This might be a case of the defective batteries (though brand new). Most if not all rechargeable batteries including Li-Ion batteries have only so much shelf life. The unit might be new but have been with the dealer for sometime.\015\012Pr ... Polaroid I739M Digital Camera

Battery/Power trouble My C-770 is 2 years old and I still have the original L1-10B batterys that came with it. The camera goes through periods of non-use so has not been used excessively. When I put in a newly charged battery the battery indicator says the battery is full, but then take one picture and the light blinks empty and usually dies with the lens out and the ISO numbers still on the screen. I switch the power button into the off position but it generally takes a min before it actuall


Using a little common sense I'd be checking the batteries first. You're going to need a new one sometime anyway so get a new one and try it out. Just make sure your battery charger is working first. It sure sound like battery problems to me. ... Olympus Camedia C-770 Digital Camera

Battery life i have a samsung s1030 digital 10.1 mega pic camera and am only getting two days use off a set of batterys (duracel) even using ni-mn recharagable (sony) and setting camera to this type from alkali, this is also only minimal use on holiday etc maybe 10 pics and a little looking back. it is still under warenty is it the camera. ps it is set on high res at 10.1


Had same problem, now use rechargeable 1800mAh batteries and get at a months full use. ... Samsung S1030 Digital Camera

My samsung digimax won't take pictures. One day it was taking pictures fine and then I must have hit something wrong because it beeped at me and now it won't take pics. It turns on, does the replay of older pics and stuff but when I push the shutter button it doesn't do anything. I have reset it, taken the batteries out and back in, put fresh batteries in it, but still not working. HELP!


... Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera

Err 99 When I first start using my camera I get a err 99. I have 3 different flash cards that I use, batteries are fully charged. After a while after constantly cutting it on and off I finally get it to work and then ever once in a while while taking pics it will happen again. I only use the camera once a week and then take about 300 pics at a time then.


If you're using a dslr type camera....with removable lenses.....try cleaning the electrical contacts, between the lens and the camera. remove the lens and use a pencil eraser...being careful not to get any debris in the camera or lens. dirty contac ... Canon Rebel XT Digital Camera

My Olympus SP-560UZ USED TO take good pics, and when I look at older pics taken on the rear LCD screen, THEY look fine. However, when I look at real time images on LCD screen and/or take new pics, everything appears "smeared". When I look at new photos taken on LCD screen, or even transferred to computer, it's even WORSE...just one blurry mass of swirling colours. The camera hadn't been used in a month, and just sat in a closet for that time, so WHAT could have happened to it?


... Olympus SP-560 UZ Digital Camera

When i was using the rechargeable batteries my camera worked fine but i lost them so i reverted to use duracell aa batteries and now my camera only turns on for me to see all the pictures stored on it.. i cant even take a picture. can u tell me wats wrong because i thought all camera take any aa batteries


Greetings - You're absolutely right - Your camera should work with any rechargeable or alkaline AA batteries.\015\012\015\012\015\012Have you tried using a second set of batteries besides the first and are they new batteries or batteries ... Fuji FinePix A820 Digital Camera

Have a DX4330 Kodak easy share camera with a 2 GB sd card. I use nimh rechargeable AA batteries . It was working great but after fully recharged batteries are installeld i cannot veiw the LCD to take pics. its black & when i click on the ok or take pics button it goes dead . So black LCD . Whats wierd is that i can preview past pics !


I use alkaline batteries in my kodak camera DX 4330 and then i can't charge my lithium battery it does't work what shoud i do ... Kodak EasyShare DX4330 Digital Camera

Very slow After I take a picture it takes a very long time until I can take another one. The viewfinder lamp swithces slowly from green to orange and the camera is not responding to anything until the lamp stays green. It takes even longer if i used the flash. Anyway I can fix it? I opened the camera and I noticed there is a battery (like a watch battery). Can that be replaced? Anybody knows anything about this battery? Thank you in advance for any feedback.


Hi, you have a few options. In fuji finepix model cameras they have a setting for continuous mode that may help shoot faster.  when you press the menu button it should be under resolution. \015\012\015\0122nd try a higher speed memory ... Fuji FinePix A303 Digital Camera

The LCD screen does not display when the camera is turned on. I have installed new batteries. The screen works to see pics in the memory but does not work when taking a new pic. Also when using the view finder to take a pic the results is just a black pic, the image is not shown on the pic.


This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. ... Canon PowerShot A60 Digital Camera

Hi i have a casio exilim and i am using a 2gb memory card in it, i went out last night and took lots of pictures after each pic was taken i viewed it to make sure it was ok or if i needed to take another one and at the end ot the night i viewed all of them. Today i went to upload the pics onto my laptop and they have gone, every single one of them. The strangest thing is, that pics that were already on there ( taken previously ) were still there, only the pics from last night had vanished. i hav


You problem set your camera to use internal memory only. Set the memory function to memory card only and all pictures will go to the memory card until it is full. You can probably still transfer your pic files from internal memory to your card. ... Digital Cameras

My flash eats my battery after one shot I have bought new batteries have recharged batteries and I take one picture and my camera shows low battery and then goes out....I can't use the camera like this


... HP Photosmart M517 Digital Camera

Camera showing battery half full or empty despite having new batteries [ have tried several different batteries ,all new, just to be sure] ]. Even if occasionally it does show a full battery , it will only take one or two pics before showing empty again. Usually if you take them out and replace them it shows full but only for a few mins. Any ideas ?


... Pentax *ist DL Digital Camera

Camera hangs I cannot use the camera, every time I open it the screen is blank and the green light is lit on and cannot turn it off, there are times that I can use it but can only take only one snapshot and the camera hangs. I even removed the small battery a CR1220 and return it so I have to adjust the time setting, as I change it the camera hangs also. I'm using a NiMH battery.


Well done ! It sound like a bad contacts issue. ... Canon PowerShot A400 Digital Camera

Hi there I have not used my Canon IXUS 430 for about 6 months. Switching it on battery was falt so I recharged it. Now im only able to view pics which were taken that time back. Im unable to take pics or even view on the LCD screen what im about to take. If I do squeeze off a pic or 2 and view what ive taken it appears as nothing. I download on my computer and picture is black ?


I am so sorry to hear about your troubles, it sounds like you had a voltage problem inside the camera. There is no easy fix that you can do as a consumer on this device, you will need to call Canon. There is a good chance it is still under warranty ... Canon PowerShot S410 / IXUS 430 Digital Camera

AF problem Last week I took some pics that needed the flash turned off. I did that and took the pics with no problem. I turned the flash setting back to "auto" afterwards. (this may not be related to the current problem but does seem too much of a coincidence). Next time I went to use the camera, I got an AF(red dot) and a red hand on the screen. It would take one picture and then would be frozen (no zoom, no picture taking, but the screen would stay on). If I turn it back on I can then ta


Jangles,\015\012\015\012I am having the exact same problem. Have you found a fix ? ... Nikon Coolpix 5600 Digital Camera

I have a Canon mini dv ZR 930. When I'm taping I use a wireless mic but it keeps cutting off. I'll film my subject in one take, play it back and it works fine. I'll go back and shoot a second take and the audio is not there. Am I doing something wrong or could it be in the camera? I've used 2 mics and double checked the batteries.


Hi there,It seems that there is some problem with the camera,it has a audio that fails, need to be repair.thanks ... Canon Digital Cameras

My camera won't let me take any pics,it says internal is full,how do i get the pics off the camera to use sd card,also i don't have the cord to plug into pc,also battery's won't last a day,an i bought a new battery? help


The cam to pc USB cables are cheap and available at Best Buy or Wal-Mart. Just count the number of pins in the cam side of the cable to get the right one. Choose DELETE AFTER DOWNLOADING in Windows. ... Digital Cameras

I have a Fujifim finepix f47(fd) The camera was working fine until last week, basically I can turn the camera on fine and use all the menus etc. My problem is after I take a photo the camera crashes/freezes and thats it you cant do anything else unless you take the battery out however im back at square one again. I have tried using the camera without an sd card as the camera itself has some internal memory. Same problem.


Your camera needs to be formated by memory and need a good Anti virus for SD memory card.. its NOD32 best you USB's and Memory cards ... Fuji FinePix F470 Digital Camera
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