Having problems with your Kodak Easyshare C813 Digital Camera ?

Everytime we want to use our camera the batteries are dead. What is wrong?


Answers :

There is something wrong with your camera. I have the same problem, and while I am researching the problem, I am finding that others are experiencing the same thing. I use Duracells. Some times I can take pictures for several hours without any problems, other times only one picture. Every thing is fine, I shut off the camera, wait 5-10 min. and the batteries are dead. Some thing is draining a fresh set of batteries in minutes while the camera is off. I suspect Kodak has a recall or trouble sheet on this problem somewhere, but I am still looking for it.
With digital camera's you can't use normal batteries. A digital camera will drain a regular battery in nothing flat. I am a professional photographer and my camera uses AA batteries. I never use anything but Sanya Eneloop batteries. They are rechargeable and I can shoot a whole wedding and most of a reception on one set of these batteries. They aren't expensive and you can get them at most camera shops and even off of ebay. As for the batteries you use I would have to know more as to what batteries you are using to give you a clear cut answer. But I do know if you are using just regualr batteries they won't last in a digital camera. Hope this info helps.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Kodak Easyshare C813 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 :

Everytime we want to use our camera the batteries are dead. What is wrong?


There is something wrong with your camera. I have the same problem, and while I am researching the problem, I am finding that others are experiencing the same thing. I use Duracells. Some times I can take pictures for several hours without any proble ... Kodak Easyshare C813 Digital Camera

Everytime we want to use the camera the batteries are dead. What is wrong?


You didn't provide a make or model for the camera, but if it's a Kodak, your fix could be as simple as cleaning the camera's battery contacts,\015\012or it could be something more serious and expensive. Before you pay\015\012for expensive repairs th ... Kodak Digital Cameras

My polaroid t831 is completly dead. i lost my battery charger and i only have the computer USB charger left. but it doesn't work at all. I have tried to look online for polaroid chargers but i had no luck at all. I don't want to get another camera because this camera is still in great condition & nothing is wrong with it, only that it is dead.


I found chargers and batteries for this camera by searching Amazon for "polaroid t831". There are also cheap universal chargers that will charge any small camera or phone battery, like ... Polaroid PDC 5080 Digital Camera

Batteries This camera has been the worst digital camera I have ever used.  The pic quality is fine.  The ease of use is fine.  The problem lies in the battery longevity.  Maybe that is not even the right description.  I will put in new batteries and only use my camera for a short time.  The next time I go to use the camera it is not at all uncommon for it to not turn on.  Even though it has new batteries and was not left on, the batteries are dead.  It happens with the rechargeable as well as re


This model of camera does drain your batteries while it's off. Numbers I've seen in online discussion boards from people who used a meter to measure the amount of drainage include 79 to 100ma. ... Kodak EasyShare C743 Digital Camera

We got our Cannon Powershot s70 wet and now the battery appears to be dead (charger flashs red and green but no charge appears to be happening. Use of a new battery still doesn't poer the camera. Thanks Tony MoreWe got our Cannon Powershot s70 wet and now the battery appears to be dead (charger flashs red and green but no charge appears to be happening. Use of a new battery still doesn't poer the camera. Thanks Tony Comments:Mar 23, 2010 - My concern is that the camera getting wet event occurr


Hi,\015\012\015\012At this point it is likely that serious damage has occurred to the circuitry of the camera which will have been shorted by the water ingress. Water is also corrosive in nature (particularly salt water) and wreaks havoc ... Canon PowerShot S70 Digital Camera

I don't use my camera very often but when ever i do, it seems like it is always dead. a couple days ago i plugged it in to download some pictures to the computer and it was at full battery. i forgot about it and left it there and today i went to turn it on and it wouldn't so i plugged the battery in to charge and i left it there to charge and i came back about an hour later and the red light is blinking what do i do? is there something wrong with it?


I don't expect something wrong other then the battery is totally flat, just take the battery out of the charger unplug the charger wait a few minutes and plug the charger back in and insert the battery again. I've had to do this upwards to three time ... Digital Cameras

The batteries work fine but everytime i turn it on the camera the screen goes black and the lens retracts back into it! i can't figure out whats wrong and i know its not dead the batteries work fine like i said before.


I can't figure out whats wrong and i know its not dead the batteries work fine like i said before.\015\012Before you dismiss the option, do yourself a favor. It only cost under 20 dollars to buy a new set of rechargables and a charger ki ... Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

I AM SO UNHAPPY WITH MY KODAK EASY SHARE Z8121S CAMERA. I CANNOT KEEP IT CHARGED. I HAVE SENT IT FOR REPAIRS ONCE ALREADY FOR THE SAME PROBLEM. I HAVE TWO BABY GRANDCHILDREN AND EVERYTIME I GO TO GET THE CAMERA TO TAKE PICTURES, IT IS DEAD. I HAVE BEEN USING THE RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES, BUT AM ABOUT READY TO SEND IT TO CHINA. HELP.


... Digital Cameras

Hi, I was wondering why I cannot use rechargeable batteries in my camera? Everytime I put them in, the battery icon flashes as if they were dead and I know they are fully charges.


Sometimes when the battery is no longer functional, a charger will say it is fully charged but the camera knows it has no life. I experienced this with my Canon Powershot Pro and had to get a new one. \015\012\015\012Batteries can lose th ... Nikon COOLPIX L100 Digital Camera

Battery Have had my Nikon for about 3 years, no problems till couple months ago. Used camera for vacation then did not use it for about a month. Battery was fully charged when put away. Got it out and battery was dead. Charged battery, put it in the camera and shows only 1/3 charged? Put it back on the charger, checked the connections, retried in camera, same thing. Ordered a new battery did the same thing, charged it, same thing. Put original back in and suddenly full charge and able to use my


Might be the camera's battery terminals, not the battery itself. Take a qtip and some isopropyl aclohol and clean the terminals in the battery well of camera. ... Nikon D3000 Digital Camera

Have used the camera successfully for the past 9 months, up until Friday no problems. Then all of a sudden camera just shut down, while in use. I've re-charged the battery several times longest period of re-cahrge was 18 hrs. When placed in camera battery power only lasts for a minute or 2, then is dead. I cannot figure out if the camera is malfunctiong-causing the sever drain or battery is kaput, not taking a charge. Need advice before spending $$$ for a new battery or sending camera back for


Maybe you droped it in water or on the floor. have you tryed changing the battery at all? if so you should take it back to the shop they got it from and explain it to them. they should give you your money back or give you a new one!! ... Digital Cameras

Problem Hi, I just recently purchased a DSC-W50 camera off ebay and I google the battery type and found that this camera uses Sony NP-BG1. I bought the battery from an ebay seller and received it today. I inserted it into the battery slot and I got a message stating " for use with compatible battery only" . I charged it for 2 hours and I got the same message. has anyone had this type of thing happen? Could it be the battery or am I using the wrong battery type. Please advise. Thanks


I bought a SONY DSC-S750 3 months ago. Since last week, when i turn the\015\012camera on, appears the message "for use with compatible battery only".\015\012The battery came with the camera. The camera was bought in a big store\015\012in Philadelphia ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

Olympus FE-140 I keep having to install new batteries. The batteries die after a short usage time and I always shut my camera off when not in use. The batteries are not 'dead' because I test them but a lot of their juice is used up (about 1/2). Is this normal for this type of camera. They also die if the camera is not used for lets say a couple of weeks. Thanks!


My opinion, it is not because of your battery. But it is happen because of some of your camera component is damage. I think it is 'Power IC'. I've got this experienced through repairing my customer digital camera. The posible cause of this damage is ... Olympus FE-140 Digital Camera

Hi I have a Sony DSC-H2 Digital camera which i bought in 2005.I used it few times at special occations and i kept it safetly after removing the batteries.The batteries i was using was SOny Nickel Nh1 rechargable .But now even after recharging the camera is not starting .So i used another battery ,the camera did start but it just shut off almost immediately . I am getting worried .is there something wrong with the camera ?If so what might it be ? thanks


Some time battery connector a camera get oxidize please check it if it is clean it hope your problem will solve ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H2 Digital Camera

I have a Kodak cx4200 digital camera that won't turn on. It hasn't been used for at least six months and I discovered that it had wrong batteries in it. Now it seems to be dead. Help!


Remove the batteries and clean the battery contacts inside the camera\015\012with a soft cloth (a heavy buildup on the contacts may require cleaning\015\012with a fine wire brush, steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue\015\012that the cleanin ... Kodak EasyShare CX4200 Digital Camera

My problem with the camera is it eats batteries like crazy. I put new duracel batteries on Friday and didn't use the camera that day and took 11 pictures saturday and the batteries were dead. I have have this problem ever time I use the camera. Any solutions????


On the side of some of the battery manufacture they print a date. Make sure that even though you purchased new batteries that they are in deed new to that date. Some stay in stock or on shelves for long times. If you have a battery tester and can tes ... Digital Cameras

I have a ex-z77 it is just under 1 year old the camera does not switch on even after the battery has been on charge. when the battery is charging the charger light flashes, im sure the light used to stay on until it was fully charged, does this mean the battery is dead, i have also pluged the camera dirct into the computor but it still does'nt work help please as i am going away very soon and was hoping to use the camera


Your battery will no longer take a charge. Replace the battery with a new one. Your computer probably does not supply the power to the camera. You need a fully charged battery in the camera to view or transfer photos onto your computer. ... Casio Digital Cameras

When i was using the rechargeable batteries my camera worked fine but i lost them so i reverted to use duracell aa batteries and now my camera only turns on for me to see all the pictures stored on it.. i cant even take a picture. can u tell me wats wrong because i thought all camera take any aa batteries


Greetings - You're absolutely right - Your camera should work with any rechargeable or alkaline AA batteries.\015\012\015\012\015\012Have you tried using a second set of batteries besides the first and are they new batteries or batteries ... Fuji FinePix A820 Digital Camera

My kodak M1063 digital camera was working great with no problem, my husband started useing it but the batterie was low and needed charging he didnt want to wait so he took out the batterie and put a batterie from a used kodak that we nolonger had but kept the batterie. when he put it he turned it on took a couple of picture and the pluged the usb cord to the laptop to trasfer the pictures to the computer and then the camera completely shut off and nolonger turned on we tryed pluging in to charge


The old used battery was probably not used for a long time and in time, completely discharged and died. It can't be brought back. I don't know why your camera won't turn on with the original battery. ... Kodak EASYSHARE M1063 Digital Camera

Troubleshooting. I'm currently using the EXILIM EX-Z60/Z60DX CASIO Digital Camera. I recently relocated and when I went to use my camera, I noticed the battery was almost dead. So, I took it home and put it on the charger. Usually, the red light will come on and it will charge, no problem. This time, the red light started blinking. I wasn't sure what that was so I left it on the cradle for about an hour to see if it would still charge. When I put the battery in the camera, my camera wouldn't eve


Blinking light means charging error. Call tech support and they will replace battery for you for free. ... Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z60 Digital Camera

I hadn't charged my w330 Sony camera for a while ....I've only had my camera for 6 months...and it's warranty is 2 yrs. The camera is in good condition, yet when I charged my battery, and later put it in the camera, I turned on the screen and a few seconds later, it said for compatible battery use only....later i took my battery out and held the power switch button for like 30 seconds and then put my battery back in. My camera still didn't work, but i don't want to go to special services because


In order to avoid people using 3rd party batteries, electronics manufacturers have started putting smart chips in the battery packs. The camera interrogates the smart chip and if it isn't the Sony chip, the camera tells you "too bad."In ... Digital Cameras

I plugged my camera in to charge the battery using the wrong battery charger. The screen was white and I realized it was the wrong charger. I purchased a new charger and a new battery and the camera still will not charge at all. Sanyo VPC-E890


You have fried a component with in the camera. the only fix is to send it in to Sanyo.com for a repair. ... Digital Cameras

I bought a xlt about 2 months ago an ive only had it out for about 3 weeks and the batteries went dead and now the only thing it will do is when you put new batteries in it there is a red light on the front of the camera that flashes three time and thats it. I used the batteries and SD cards that bushnell recommends and followed all the directions on the use of the camera.


HelloThe problem is that the lens has become stuck in the barrel. There are some DIY solutions you could try, but the \012probability is that you will have to get it fixed by a professional.Use\012\012\ ... Bushnell Digital Cameras

My digital camera say lens error:21 how do i repiar the lens? sanyo vpc-e760 My SANYO VPC-S650 says lens error:507 everytime I turn the camera on. The lens has not returned back to normal position, and everytime I turn the camera it cuts back off. I hav tried replacing the batteries so the batteries are not dead


The lens has a servo fault. This can be either the lens motor, the helicoil in the lens is jamming, or the servo drive electronics has a fault. \015\012\015\012You will have to send the camera for service if you want to fix this. I doubt ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

Kodak easy share z1285. the batteries dont last past 10 pictures. it used to take 100+. i am still using the same type of batteries now as i was using when it worked fine. ive had the camera since april and by july it was taking a downward spiral fast. please help. its never been dropped or got wet. ive looked online and everyone who has this camera wishes they never bought it. its the same for everyone. i just want to know can it be fixed or do i toss it in the trash. thanks josh


... Kodak EASYSHARE Z1285 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: 0.4756 seconds