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Sanyo VPC-T850, only a month old turns on but automatically shuts back off. We have charged the battery, but it doesn't seem to work.


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Return the product for a full refund... you get what you pay for... cheap camera and you will get cheap functions
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Sanyo VPC-T850, only a month old turns on but automatically shuts back off. We have charged the battery, but it doesn't seem to work.


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