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My new vivitar 5018 only stays on for about 5 mins before saying low power goodbye even with new batteries. Am I doing anything wrong?


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Look through the setup menu for the time to go into shutdown/standby mode.  If this is why the camera shuts down (i.e. 5 mins set) then change it.\012
In standby mode almost all cameras come back to life with a press on the release button.
BUT - just make sure that you have the correct batteries installed - cheap AA cells often do not have the correct power characteristics to run modern systems. Sometimes you need LiON or a Super-AA to make them work.
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