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IT HAS BRAND NEW AA BATTERIES IT WILL TURN ON BUT THEN TURN OFF

\015 IT HAS BRAND NEW AA BATTERIES BUT WILL TURN ON AND THEN TURN ITSELF OFF AS IF THE BATTERIES ARE NOT WORKING BUT THEY ARE BRAND NEW SO SHOULD BE NO PROBLEM. IF I CONNECT THE USB CORD TO CAMERA AND COMPUTER I CAN STILL COPY THE PHOTOS FROM CAMERA TO COMPUTER. WHAT NEEDS TO BE REPLACED? PLS HELP!\015

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Are you still using alkaline batteries? If so, alkaline batteries just don't have the power for more than a few pictures in a digital camera. Some may also have reached their shelf life, and though brand new and right out of the package, they may even have problems just powering startup of the camera. Digital cameras that use AA's for the most part should only be used with rechargeable batteries. If you read the camera's instruction manual concerning batteries, you may see the same recommendation.
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\015\012Modern rechargeable batteries (I'm not talking about old NiCad's, those are awful) can hold over five times the amount of power of an old fashioned alkaline battery. Also keep in mind that rechargeable batteries will save you money in the long run over alkalines, AND they'll last for at least 100 pictures per charge (and probably many many more). You'll be very pleased with their performance, and may be angry with yourself for not buying them sooner. When at the store, look on the package for a power rating of at least 2500 mah.
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