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I hadn't charged my w330 Sony camera for a while ....I've only had my camera for 6 months...and it's warranty is 2 yrs. The camera is in good condition, yet when I charged my battery, and later put it in the camera, I turned on the screen and a few seconds later, it said for compatible battery use only....later i took my battery out and held the power switch button for like 30 seconds and then put my battery back in. My camera still didn't work, but i don't want to go to special services because


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In order to avoid people using 3rd party batteries, electronics manufacturers have started putting smart chips in the battery packs. The camera interrogates the smart chip and if it isn't the Sony chip, the camera tells you "too bad."

In your case, since you have a genuine Sony battery (it came with the camera, right?), return to the dealer and have them exchange the battery.
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I hadn't charged my w330 Sony camera for a while ....I've only had my camera for 6 months...and it's warranty is 2 yrs. The camera is in good condition, yet when I charged my battery, and later put it in the camera, I turned on the screen and a few seconds later, it said for compatible battery use only....later i took my battery out and held the power switch button for like 30 seconds and then put my battery back in. My camera still didn't work, but i don't want to go to special services because


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