Having problems with your Kodak Digital Cameras ?

I have a Kodak Digital camera that came with Kodak batteries. I used those batteries for something else and have tried using different brand batteries in the camera but it won't work. The camera was a Xmas gift and I have never been able to get it to power on.

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By the sounds of it, I'm assuming the camera takes AA cells, not a proprietary special cell?
\015\012Are you using heavy duty alkaline batteries (such as Duracell), or ordinary zinc carbon ones? Digital cameras have a very high drain on batteries, to the extent that ordinary zinc carbon batteries cannot provide the required load, and often fail to even get a camera turned on.
\015\012Top of the AA cells currently is Lithium, next down the pecking order is Duracell M3, then ordinary Duracell Alkaline (It doesn't help that they are called different things in different markets - I'm based in the UK).
\015\012The other inital check is to ensure they are inserted correctly. Most cameras have a small sticker, or engraving inside the case, to indicate which way round each battery should go. (Make sure you follow the correct orientation for each, as just one the wrong way round will damage the others to a state of unusable within minutes).
\015\012Please try again with some decent batteries, and if it fails to turn on, add a comment with the camera model and we can go through other steps to get it to power up.
\015\012If unsure, wander into any camera shop (without batteries in the camera), and ask them to put some in for you. If they can't get it to power up, send it back under warranty.
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