Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare C743 Digital Camera ?

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You didn't mention whether you're using rechargeable batteries or throw-aways. If rechargeable, I recommend Ni-MH over other battery types. They hold a good charge, and can be recharged about 300 times. Your short battery life may also be due to corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera which can prevent full power from flowing to or from the batteries. Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the batteries and wipe the camera contacts firmly with\015\012a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush,\015\012steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen\015\012into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of\015\012the batteries and place them back in the camera. This cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 90% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, the camera may have\015\012a problem that requires professional repair.
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