Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare DX3900 Zoom Digital Camera ?
Kodak DX3900 camera can't get power from battery
\015 I have just acquired (second hand) a Kodak DX3900 camera. It seems in very good condition. No scratches, breakages etc. If I put it on the dock without any batteries in, it works fine. However, it does not work with any batteries.I have tried freshly charged NiMH batteries, new alkaline batteries, and a Kodak battery which I have in my old Kodak DX3900 (which sadly I dropped on the floor a few days ago - hence the need to replace it). In fact the Kodak battery works fine in my old Kodak DX3900, but the power is clearly not being connected when I put it in the new one. The LEDs and display dont even come on. If I try to recharge through my old camera it works fine, continuous red light then going to green. However if I try to recharge through the new camera the red light starts flashing after a few seconds and just keeps flashing.I'm guessing there's some problem with the connectors for the battery, as the batteries I've tried are ok, and the camera works ok from the base with no batteries in. I had a quick look, but there doesnt seem to be any noticable difference between the old (working) and new (not working) battery connection.Please can you advise how I can fix this.\015
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 cleaning leaves in the camera, and then reinstall the\015\012batteries. This clears most power-on problems, but if yours persists,\015\012check the Kodak troubleshooting guide at:
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Kodak DX3900 camera can't get power from battery
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