Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
I purchased a Casio Exilim Ex-S880 8.1Megapixel Digital Camera last Christmas. Intermittently the camera just stops working for no apparent reason. The power just turns off with the lens in the 'out' position. It will do this with a fully charged battery and has to be left for maybe an hour before it will work again. Have you any idea what may be causing this? The camera has never been dropped or abused in any way. Thanks for your help.
I'm using a 2Gb card which currently contains about 600 photos.It appears that the camera is having trouble with this quantity. Removing half the photos solved the problem.
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