Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare C340 Digital Camera ?

New Rechargable Batteries Die after A Couple of Pictures


\015 The Kodak rechargable batteries dying very quickly so I baught a new set of rechargables and the problem continued. The low battery inicator comes on after about 10 pictures. Conventional batteries last about 5 pictures. The batteries seem to still be charged as they work in other devices fine. The batteries lasted much much longer when the camera was new. I thought that the batteries just needed replacing but the new ones do the same thing.\015

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I bought C340 shortly before my wife and daughter went on a French class trip to Paris. They ran into the battery life problem while there and kept buying alkalines. They lost dozens of memories because this stupid camera would eat them in 10 photos or less. I doubt a dead short would drain the batteries faster.\015\012\015\012I did the firmware update and it did not fix the problem. Like Scorps1, I called Kodak and explained the situation. They also told me to send it in for repair/exchange. I declined.\015\012\015\012I also own a Kodak EasyShare DX7590, which I like a lot, but I doubt I will ever buy another Kodak camera again after the lemon I got and the lack of service I received.\015\012\015\012BTW, I was a Kodak employee for 19 years (until I got caught in one of their continuous layoffs.) I got no favors from Support for my time served. Maybe Support was outsorced....
This model is renowned for poor battery life. Some people say using the CRV3 battery lasts a lot longer but my advice is to buy NimH batteries with at least 2600mah. Some Nimh are only 700mah and obviously will last less than a third the time of a 2600.\015\012\015\012Keeping the use of the LCD to a minimum will increase battery life and using the flash puts a tremendous drain on the batteries so if you can do without the flash switch it off. Combine these tips with a set of 2600mah batteries and I'll guarantee you'll be pleasantly surprised.\015\012\015\012As a sideline I always have a good laugh when I see an Olympics opening at night or a firework display and all you can see is thousands of flashes going off which the majority only reach about 12 feet maximum and the parade being shot is some 300 feet away.\015\012\015\012\015\012BMW
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New Rechargable Batteries Die after A Couple of Pictures


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