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My pentax digital camera is charged but when i switch it on it shuts down after a few seconds


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How old is the Camera ?
\015\012Do you do a complete discharge prior to charging ?
\015\012Is it Li-ion...
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\015\0121 - Battery may be sitting on an internal memory from 'charge point' - Try and discharge completely..
\015\0122 - Your battery has had its day, and will not retain power (mAh)
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My pentax digital camera is charged but when i switch it on it shuts down after a few seconds


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