Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare C143 Digital Camera ?

I just got the Kodak Easyshare C143. The camera keeps shutting off on it's own. It only stays on a few seconds. I have tried replacing the batteries, but had no luck. The battery bar on the camera screen still is half full. Help.


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I tried to find an on line manual that explained the battery save or auto power off feature but with no luck. What I fully expect is happening is the camera has been set to automatically shut off on its own if there has been no function changed or made within a certain time a few seconds sound extreme but it might not be shutting completely off just going to sleep so by depressing the shutter button half way it will wake up.
My C143 just started doing the same thing. But I just noticed that the batteries my "other half" picked up at the dollar store ARE NOT alkaline batteries. They are Sunbeam Super Heavy Duty. I'm wondering if THAT is the problem. They are draining like I just pulled the plug in the bath tub. I'm going to go pick up some good alkaline & see if that doesn't solve the problem. If it does, all I can say is "men!!! can't live with 'em....can't kill 'em!!!" :D
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