Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

How are the batteries supposed to go into the Vivicam8690? I've got a new one and can't get it to come on no matter how I put them in and there's no clear instructions (P.S. This is the second one -- took the first one back with the same problem so if I can't get it to work I'm going to ask for a refund this time)


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Can you bring it back to the store or maybe call them to find out? The instructions should tell you, but sometimes they don't give much info.
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