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I insert my Full battery into camera and it works for 30 secs and then indicates "low battery" ans shuts down. I put the battery into the charger again and it shows as "full"


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First off what is the make and model of the camera and how long have you owned it. That will help me in assisting you further. From the comments you have responded. I don't believe all the batteries could be bad, or bad enough to make the camera go bad that fast, but it also depends on your charging habits. You always want to use a battery til its dead and then do a full charge. Once I have the model information I can assist you further.
Thank you,
Lee
You don't mention any camera or battery trauma, water/moisture damage, \015\012but look over the camera very closely for any physical signs of damage \015\012or water/moisture issues. Look inside the battery compartment, is there\015\012 any dirt in there, clean the contacts with a good clean pencil eraser \015\012(both camera and the battery's contacts).
When you charge the batteries does the charger indicate that they are \015\012"empty". It could be that the camera is indicating "empty" and that \015\012they really are not empty, and a sign of a faulty sensor. If that is \015\012NOT the case, and the batteries are really empty, then I think there is a\015\012 SERIOUS SAFETY ISSUE with your camera.
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