Having problems with your GE X5 Digital Camera ?

How do I get my batteries to last longer in my GE X5? It goes through four batteries in matter of mins. I have put 12 batteries in my camera w/in 3 days and I havent even taken but maybe 20 pics in those 3 days.. Do rechargeable batteries work better w/this camera?


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My mother-in-law said this exact thing to me last week about her camera. I can't understand why it's running the batteries down so quickly unless the power is being left on constantly. But I can tell you regular batteries don't last long in any high tech devices anymore.
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\015\012I highly recommend Lithium batteries (I prefer Energizer, but any brand will do). They tend to last at least 6 months in my digital camera. They're more expensive, so I understand most people are hesitant about buying them, but considering the number of regular batteries you'd use up in that time period, you come out better in the long run (plus you don't have to haul around tons of replacements).
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\015\012If your camera runs the Lithum battery down quickly, too, I might be inclined to say that something about the camera is defective and you should call the manufacturer.
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