Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare C315 Digital Camera ?

Using up batteries even when off

\015 Hi. Noticed that our C315 is "eating" batteries, meaning that they deplete quickly even with the camera off (using lithium batteries)\015

Answers :

Here are the steps:
\015\0121. Make sure you will install a new or fully charged battery/batteries into your camera. Please use lithium batteries Ni-Mh or rechargeable Batteries (2000 M.Amp or higher).
\015\0122. Clean the battery contacts.
\015\012a. Remove the battery/batteries and the memory card from your camera, then wipe the battery contacts with a soft, clean cloth.
\015\012b. Reinstall the battery/batteries into your camera
\015\0123. Turn on your camera without the memory card.
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\015\012In order to organise your repair or Trade up please Contact KODAK:
\015\012http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=14563&pq-locale=en_US&_requestid=3490
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