Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Have a nikon D80, sometimes when turning on and taking a photo the battery drains to no charge. have to turn off and back on again and camera works ok. have tried on existing battery and on a brand new battery, same problem, so its not the battey.


Answers :

HI,

You can try updating the firmware if it is possible first.If this doesn't help then try removing the batteries off the camera\015\012and allow the camera to reset for an hour and then put them back.
If this doesn't help then You need to use 2500 or higher rechargeable batteries - as soon as you\015\012switch to this type of battery, it will work fine!

Your camera requires four AA size batteries.There are several factors that contribute to battery life:

NiMH:\015\012This is the best solution for enjoyment and cost savings. NiMH\015\012batteries typically last longer per charge than the average alkaline\015\012batteries. NiMH batteries are rechargeable batteries, so they can be\015\012used several times and thereby reduce the expense of continually\015\012purchasing new batteries. NiMH batteries are typically sold with a\015\012power adapter for charging. The life of these batteries can often be\015\012determined by the mAh rating, the higher the mAh rating on the battery,\015\012the longer that they will last. NiMH batteries do not have the memory\015\012effect associated with NiCd batteries, which means that these batteries\015\012can be recharged at any time and at your convenience (you do not have\015\012to wait for the batteries to completely drain between charges).

Lithium:\015\012Energizer has introduced a new series of Lithium batteries that provide\015\012optimum performance and long life for disposable AA size batteries.\015\012Laboratory studies shows that Lithium batteries last more than three\015\012times as long as standard Alkaline batteries. This means many more\015\012hours of fun and satisfaction with your digital camera. These lithium\015\012batteries are not rechargeable, they are long lasting.

Alkaline:\015\012Using the LCD display, downloading images, playback, zoom and flash all\015\012require some battery power to operate and may decrease the number of\015\012shots per set of batteries. Performance may also vary based on the\015\012Alkaline batteries selected. To significantly increase battery life, be\015\012sure to turn off the LCD when it is not in use. The LCD consumes the\015\012most amount of battery power. The benefit of being able to use alkaline\015\012batteries is that you can find then almost anywhere if needed.

Manganese:\015\012If you are using manganese batteries, the typical battery life will be\015\012about 2 - 5 shots. Then the camera will indicate that battery power is\015\012low and may shut-down. To avoid this experience, use either Alkaline or\015\012NiMH batteries.

Optimum Solution: Use a set of NiMH batteries\015\012for longer use and to reduce the expense of continually buying new\015\012batteries. It may also be a good idea to keep a spare set of NiMH\015\012batteries for other devices that require AA size batteries on a regular\015\012basis. Use AA Alkaline batteries when the NiMH batteries need to be\015\012recharged and you want to continue enjoying the use of your camera.

Goodluck,
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You have to re-flash the firmware of your camera... That will fix the problem..
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