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My digital camera tells me the batteries are low when the batteries are new.


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Are they rechargable - and if so do they need charging?
If 'Fresh batteries' are they right type for you camera They should be exacly as tghe manual specifies not cheap zinc or alkaline
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Last year I bought my mom a digital camera for christmas. It worked great for about 2-3 months. Since then it is speratic, it will turn on let you take a couple of pictures then shuts down all by itsels. If you put freshly charged batteries in the camera it will let you take 4-5 pictures tells you low batteries then shuts down. Is there any way we can return the camera to the company and receive some credit to purchase a new one for my mom? The other question is could we get it fixed?


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My digital camera tells me the batteries are low when the batteries are new.


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