Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare C613 Digital Camera ?

Batteries why does my digital camara dain the batteries so fast?

Answers :

Depending on your digital camera, certain ones do require more power to run than others. If you think yours is especially subject to draining batteries too soon, try doing an internet search for your model and include "battery drain" in your search words as well. If you can't find others with your particular problem, you may have a defective camera. The other possibility is not using a large enough capacity battery for extended use. Contrary to popular belief, if you are using rechargeable batteries, the standard high capacity AA batteries such as 2800mah will not last as long while sitting in the camera as those around 2100mAh when the camera is off. This has to do with a parameter called internal resistance. The 2800's will last longer if being used right away. Newer formulations such as the Sanyo Eneloop batteries are rated around 2000mAh and will last for months if left sitting in the camera when off.
You may want to consider using lithium type batteries if you don't use rechargeables. They are more expensive but last longer in high drain situations.
Also, check to see what the Sleep Mode or Auto Power Off setting is. If this is set to a long period of time, this will drain your batteries trying to power the camera while it is idle between shots.
Most digital camera's drain batteries quickly due to the power required to operate them. You need to carry spares if you are going to use them a lot. You can consider using rechargeable batteries if your useage justifies this i.e how quickly would you recover the cost of buying the charger against the cost of replacement batteries. Otherwise is just something to live with.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Kodak EasyShare C613 Digital Camera

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Batteries why does my digital camara dain the batteries so fast?

Depending on your digital camera, certain ones do require more power to run than others. If you think yours is especially subject to draining batteries too soon, try doing an internet search for your model and include "battery drain" in your search w ... Kodak EasyShare C613 Digital Camera

I have olympus fe 4010 digital camera.i was watching video with it and my lens was out,and at a point my battery went dead after charging it, i inserted the battery back into the camara but the camara wont on.i tried and tried it still does not want to come up.please someone help me with a clue..

... Olympus FE4010 Digital Camera

My HP 525m digital camera always needs new batteries. They only last for a few shots. I have used several different brands of batteries and none help. What is causing the batteries to go dead so fast?

... HP Photosmart M525 Digital Camera

Battery Problem My camara uses up batteries very fast. I am using Ni-MH AA size batteries

... HP Photosmart M305v Digital Camera

I have Nikon Coolpix L15 Digital camara I get Warning battery Exausted even when I put in New batteries-- Do I need somekind of Firmware installed in to my cam -- Any one Please advise..

Are you using regular batteries? if so you need to you camera batteries. they last a long time ... Nikon Coolpix L15 Digital Camera

A week ago I purchased a Canon Ixus 970 digital camera. When using in dark conditions yesterday, I noticed two bright blue dots on the LCD screen. I've switched the camara off and on again and have taken the battery out and replaced it again, but they are still there in exactly the same place. Is this normal for a digital camera? I've had a couple of cheapo's before but have never had this problem. So it seems a bit strange that I have these irritiating dots on a £200 camera. Shoul

You could try taking it back to the store if the (what seems like) the dead pixels are "distracting" you or "annoying" and if you are lucky you might get it exchanged. It partially depends on the amount of the dead pixels present as for a ... Canon Digital Cameras


... Digital Cameras

Why does my olympus FE-270 digital camera drain battery really fast. i have used all types of batteries, but to no use

LinkHello,Your camera might need a battery replacement. Make sure that the battery your going t ... Olympus FE-270 Digital Camera

Nikon E5700 digital camara. Camara turns on, everything looks good, shutter opens but only see black through the view finder, monitor and will only take black pictures. I reset camera to factory settings, the battery is charged--don't know what else to try. Everything worked fine last week.

There is a service advisory out for Nikon E5700.t has come to our attention that in a\015\012limited number of COOLPIX 3100, 3500, 4500, 5000, 5400, 5700 and SQ\015\012digital cameras, an electronic component may, in some instances, fail\ ... Nikon Coolpix 5700 Digital Camera

No power After batteries died during downloading images to my PC from my Fuji Finefix A500 digital camara, the camara will no longer turn on?

Check the user guide to see if there is an "All Reset" procedure for your camera. It is possible that the CPU or a controler in the camera is locked up because of an improper shutdown. \015\012\015\012It is also possible that something in ... Fuji FinePix A500 Digital Camera

I have a canon 400d eos digital camara, and when i try to use an error message is displayed error 05 the built in flashes auto pop up was obstructed i have attempted to turn off and on without success and tried removing the battery again without succes any ideas ?????

There is a little switch that tells the camera if the flash is up or down. if your flash is up and you get this message then the switch is eather damaged, a tab is broke or the mainboard is acting up. Thing are a pain let me know if I can help you an ... Canon Digital Cameras

Battery dies fast - Digital Cameras

What kinda camera?If the camera takes AA batteries and you are using alkaline batteries that might be why try finding lithium AA the should correct the problem.\015\012Hope this helps and if the camera has a rech ... Digital Cameras

I have a kodak digital camara, i just got it, and i try to pass the pictures to the computer but when i try to turn it on, it just turn on for a second and then turns off again, it has nothing to do with the battery, its because i connect it to the computer, so i can't pass the pictures.

This might just be the camera going into USB connection mode. Is the camera visible as a drive on the computer (in "My Computer" in Windows)? You don't need the camera to do anything when transferring files, it is all done from the computer. The came ... Kodak Easyshare C182 12MP Digital Camera

My Casio goes through batteries too fast. - Digital Cameras

You can do a few things like turn the brightness down on the LCD screen, and only use the flash when you need it! even set it to auto power off after 2 minutes. these will help significantly with battery life! ... Digital Cameras

The batteries are dischraging every fast - DXG Technology DXG-518 Digital Camera

Hello sarma... two things. First remove the batteries and clean the contacts of the batteries and the camera battery contacts with the eraser on the end of a common pencil.\012\012Second, if these are special rechargeable batteries, it i ... DXG Technology DXG-518 Digital Camera

What is the best way to charge up rechargeable NiMh batteries,? Is a fast stronger charger, better, than a longer slower charger? Is full 18-24 charge always the best way, to go? or smaller short time 2-4 hour charges? I just can not get many flash digital photos taken with my rechargeables, apprx 25-35, before I need to recharge them again. Thank you for clearing up all the different theories, that our being presented, and I can get a clearer picture, of what to do...

Hi there,\012Well There are several types of battery charges with different options on each. You may not need to buy the top of the line industrial battery charger, but it would be recommended to shop them in the middle price-range. The s ... Digital Cameras

Battery runs out very fast - Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera

This model takes NIMH , buy a pair with a charger and p[referably up to 2700nimh that works great with mine ... Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera

The battery goes dead really fast - Fuji FinePix A360 Digital Camera

Replace the battery, it's junk. ... Fuji FinePix A360 Digital Camera

BATTERY RUN DOWN FAST - Argus DC-5195 Digital Camera

It will happen with these cameras. ... Argus DC-5195 Digital Camera

Batteries drain very fast when new - Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7 Digital Camera

Are those batteries made in china ? :)) try use some good batteries. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7 Digital Camera

My camara wont work even with batteries - Polaroid i733LP Digital Camera

Did you try stonger batteries? thats what i had to do with mine ... Polaroid i733LP Digital Camera

My camara quickly runs out of battery - Kodak EasyShare CX7530 Digital Camera

Here are the steps for the low power problem: 1. 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). 2. Clean the battery contacts. ... Kodak EasyShare CX7530 Digital Camera

Battery drain so fast - Samsung Digital Cameras

This may sound silly but use a very good quality battery i use lithium and they hold for longer. also with cheaper batteries they can be dangerous, ive had them last 3 minutes but with lithium ive had 3 weeks. ... Samsung Digital Cameras

Drained batteries I have a FE210 digital camera the batteries go dead after a few pictures yet when I check the batteries they era good. purchsed 4 aa size batteries-had 25/30 shots. bought 2500mah batteries, charges fully-- had 20/30 shots or half an hour of camera operation and battery shows empty on screen. tried a couple of times but in vain. the empty batteries are inserted in other digital cameras, its running fine. checked the camera with olympus authorised repair agency, they say camera

Digital cameras do use a lot of power to operate. Somethings can make the batteries die faster. Even if the batteries may have worked in other cameras after ou used them in yours could just be that the other camera requires less power to operate th ... Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera

Digital camera battery draining

... Nikon Coolpix 5900 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.2540 seconds