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Batteries left in camera for more than one year.


\015 I left the batteries in the camera for more than one year. The camera is not working, can you help me.\015

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Batteries left in camera for more than one year.


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I have had this camera for a couple of years and I love it. However, recently, I was taking pictures and my battery went dead (I thought). So I bought new batteries and replaced the old ones. The camera will power on, but turn itself off immediately afterwards. Or it will power off after a few seconds. I tried replacing the batteries again, but no luck! Can someone help me figure this out? however I can veiw existing photogrhaps in camera but the very movement i try to take new photo camera got


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When i turn on my camera with full recharge batteries, it shows low charge battery sign.my camera and batteries are one year old only.what to do?pls suggest.


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... Rollei DP6200 Digital Camera

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Won't work Have a C875 for a year now, and it has been working just fine. The other day I decided to try a AC adapter on it. Well, the AC adapter I used is one of those variable voltage ones. I set the voltage for 3 volts, plugged it in, it doesn't work. O.K. I put the batteries back in, still don't work. And, to top it off, the batteries get hot. Took the camera apart and I don't see anything burned up. Lost. Any help on what the solution could be and how to fix it would be greatly appreciated.


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I took about one hundred pictures in the past two days and when I just finish taking picture today and I want to looked at all the picture i took before, the entire camera froze so I took the battery out and put the battery back in to review all the picture I took, but about 80% of the pictures were all gone, however, the number of taking pictures is still the same. Now that I plugged the camera into the computer, and there's only 2 mb left in the memory card but when i go to the picture folder


Get a card reader and use it instead of the camera to download your pics. This one is only $13 at Walmart.\012 ... Samsung L200 Digital Camera

I have had this camera for less than a year, never dropped it, and it stays in a case. Sometimes when I turn it on, it says, for use with compatible battery only. The battery it has in it is the one it came with. Also when sometimes the lens gets stuck when i turn the camera on and off. Please help me figure out what is wrong.


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My camera wont turn on. The battery is freshly charged, it is installed properly and the battery compartment door is shut correctly. At one point the flash would come up, but no display on the lcd and the camera wouldn't take a picture. When you look through the lense, it said "busy" in the lower left corner. Now nothing...help!


I can help you fix the BUSY Error ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera

I have not used the camera for about a year and when I went to charge either one of my two batteries the charger light blinks really fast and neiter one of them ever gets charged? could both batteries be bad?


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Digital battery I am looking for a battery for a Polaroid camera m635. It is a 3.7 v 780m Ah I can not find one anywhere. The camera was bought about a year ago.


Call 1-877-388-3779 (polaroid tech support) to order one. They are $29.99. \015\012\015\012I also found one at this web site for a few cents more:\015\012 ... Polaroid M635 Digital Camera
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