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

Answers :

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:
\015\012
\015\012http://www.kodak.com/global/en/service/repair/troubleshooting/troubleshooting.jhtml?pq-path=6198
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Kodak EasyShare DX3900 Zoom 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 :

Kodak DX3900 camera can't get power from battery


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 DX3900 Zoom Digital Camera

I have a Kodak Digital camera that came with Kodak batteries. I used those batteries for something else and have tried using different brand batteries in the camera but it won't work. The camera was a Xmas gift and I have never been able to get it to power on.


By the sounds of it, I'm assuming the camera takes AA cells, not a proprietary special cell?\015\012\015\012Are you using heavy duty alkaline batteries (such as Duracell), or ordinary zinc carbon ones? Digital cameras have a very high dr ... Kodak Digital Cameras

I,bought a kodakzi8 camcoeder.they said i would get a free battery.i got the camera & battery that came with it.but no free battery!!how come?? also,flyer came with camera,say's i can get 20 off an accessories.ok that is fine.but when i go to the site they said to go to it cant be found!! the site is www.kodak.com/go/register so how come i can not get into this site?aint this abitch!! i need some free advice on a new product of your's.now i got to pay??.bull s i'll never buy any of kodak stuff a


Http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-path=9531&pq-locale=en_US&_requestid=3889hi, ... Kodak Digital Cameras

My wife purchased for me a Kodak Easy Share Z981. I charged the included batteries and loaded them per instructions. When I turned on the Camera the indicator showed 1/2 battery. I took two pictures and was out of power. I then recharged the batteries overnight and tried again with simular results. I am asking if this is typical with this camera. If so how do I go about getting my money back for this useless camera.. The serial number on my camera is KVYMN034G5600 in case there is a reca


Unfortunately, it appears that this may be ... Kodak Digital Cameras

Not powering up i have tested the battery with a mutimetre and its full of charge the camera has just stopped working the power light flashes no and again but the camera will still not turn on can someone please help the camera is only 3months old and i have lost my reciept. so i cant get warranty


Click here to register your product and claim warranty\012\012http://support.nikonusa.com/app/product_registration\012\012good luck ... Nikon Coolpix S3000 Digital Camera

Kodak Easyshare M380 camera froze. No power and No charge. tried changing batteries but still no power. Is there a way to reset the camera? How do I get power or is it fried?


... Kodak EasyShare M380 Digital Camera

I bought a power adapter for the camera, but it doesn't seem to work without batteries in the unit. If I use the batteries alone, I will eventually get a red blinking light at the back of the camera, indicating low battery power, hence the purchase of a power adapter. When using both power adapter and batteries, the red light on the front of the camera is illuminated. The green light on the back of the camera is blinking. The camera seems to work fine while recording video. But why won't th


... Kodak EasyShare C330 Digital Camera

My Kodak V1233, isn't working right. If I turn it on, it will only turn on a second and extend the lense and then shuts off (it's fully charged). I can eventually get to take pictures, if I start by hitting the favorite button, and then the camcorder button and then quickly hitting the the camera button. I can take pictures, but can't see them, I only see a black screen. The camera will not power off this way. If I take the battery out, and then put it back in, and hit the favorite button,


I have had the exact same problem this seems to be a common flaw in this model i do not suggest any one purchase the V1233 ... Kodak EasyShare V1233 Digital Camera

I have a kodak easyshare 10.3 megapixel camera that is less than a year old... when i plug it in to the power supply or the usb port on my computer, i get no response... think it's a power cord problem or a battery problem... help... mx1063.. kcgkm83921697.. thanks, [email protected]


This camera may have a warranty on it. Call the Kodak support from their website.You may also use a card reader, if the camera works okay otherwise. ... Kodak EasyShare One Digital Camera

Kodak Digital Camera M873. Works fine if connected to AC power through adapter. Turns off when disconnected. Seems like battery is not getting charged. Any one here with ideas other than changing battery?


You batt. is faulty.\015\012\015\012Remove the batteryClean the metal contacts on the battery using a clean cloth \015\012Make sure that you are installing a fresh/ full charge battery\015\012\015\012Your batt is c ... Kodak EasyShare M863 Digital Camera

My camera will not turn on. Just before this happened, I was getting info on the camera that the battery power was low and I had only 10 seconds before it went off. I would put in a new battery and them same thing happened. Finally, the power is off and even when I put in new batteries and check to be sure they are in correctly, I still can't get the power to come on.


Can I have the make and model of the camera? And what type of batteries you are using re-chargable or the regular batteries? ... Digital Cameras

My JAZZ X4 is not working. I put in the right memory card and brand new batteries and it powers on. The word JAZZ comes across the screen, then nothing. It doesnt go away and i cant do anything. Pressed and held down all the buttons and cant get it to do anything but say JAZZ. Wont even power off withoit me taking the batteries out. Cant find jazz support number. Dont know what to do next. How to i get it to work


... Digital Cameras

In May we purchased a Canon Power Shot 590IS. We love the camera, however, battery life with camera is poor at best. With new high energy digital batteries we get approxiamtely 40 - 45 pictures, with 4 differnt manufactures rechargable batteries, we get 12 - 15 pictures, before the batteries require replacement. The camera was retruned to Best Buys where we purchased it aong with an extended warranty. They keep the camera for 10 days, retruned it saying nothing was wrong. Any suggestions?


We are having great success selling our customers the Energizer Lithium AA batteries. They are a little more expensive initially, but the end cost is much lower than alkaline cells. They usually give about 7 times more shots than alkalines. There's a ... Canon Digital Cameras

Hi. I have a Canon G9 camera. I bought in October 8, 2007 but did not register the camera's warranty until a few days ago. Here's the problem. I dropped the camera a weeks ago... Everything was working fine, no problems. After I bought an extra battery I tried turning the camera on but would not power up. In fact will only power on if I insert and remove the battery several times. Once I get it going, however, it powers off with the lens extended. Please tell me what my options are, s


Hi Cacy,\015\012I don't want to offend you, please don't take it that way, but since your problems began with the addition of the new battery... I have to ask the question. Are you absolutely sure you bought the right battery for your camera? ... Digital Cameras

I have a Kodak Easy Share camera. Every time I put in the Kodak battery, the battery slowly loses power whether the camera is on or off. I have gone through three batteries. I bought a UBS cord and Kodak plug to charge the batteries and it also doesn't work. Any suggestions?


Thats why you need to stick with the recomended batteries. The regular batteries deplete sooner ... Kodak EasyShare M853 Digital Camera

When I get battery door for DX3900 kodak camera can anyone tell me how to put in on?


Www.uscamera.com ... Kodak EasyShare DX3900 Zoom Digital Camera

Kodak EasyShare C875: there is no power anyway. tried different batteries, but doesnt work. shows no light or anything. dead. tried to open the camera, but cant find a problem with contacts, cables ...


Hi,It is issue with power supply circuit in the camera, If its under get it replaced or serviced. ... Kodak EasyShare C875 Digital Camera

Hi , My Fuji S9600 has just refused to power-up using batteries, although it still powers-up and operates correctly when i attach the mains PSU adapter. I wonder if this is a common occurrence on this model and how easy it is to get sorted. I have used rechargeable batteries since the camera was new (approx 3 yrs) and have tested the batteries as V.good. So i'm assuming that the problem is with the camera somewhere. Do you think if i reset the camera in the menu that would cure the problem , or


A few things here may cause the problem you have First the rechargeable batteries don't hold their charge like alkaline and will drop to zero or near zero voltage in just a few weeks. They may tun on a light but won't have enough power to operate a c ... Fuji Finepix S9600 Digital Camera

I cant find any batteries that will last more then ten pictures. any suggestions? so far i have used the original kodak batteries that came with the camera. kodak rechargeable Ni-MH batteries, and just plain dura-cell aa batteries. nothing will hold a charge in the camera.


Make sure that the menu setting is correct for the type of batteries you use, this can cause the camera to calculate for wrong battery usage. ... Kodak EASYSHARE Z1285 Digital Camera

When I turn the power on, it beeps and says "turn the power off and on again" plus it shows a battery in the upper lefthand corner. When I turn it off and on, I get the same message. I can view stored pictures but can't take pictures. I have charged the batteries and it makes no difference. Since I have been using and recharging the same batteries since I got the camera, could it just be that I need new rechargeable batteries? I bought the camera in 2004 and love it. Is there any hope for this c


I'll forward a link to a page where you can view the information to troubleshoot this issue. Please click on the link to view the troubleshooting steps then follow all the steps and check if that helps. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P52 Digital Camera

My Cannon Power Shot A520 Camera will not power the lens up when I turn it on. I get the message "No Image" on the viewing screen, but nothing else happens. Back Switch is set on camera symbol, but camera acts like it is set on view. I have installed new batteries and battery terminals are clean.


The camera may need a software update which can be done through manufacture for $50 or you can downlaod an update from their website and follow the directionsOr the zoom may be dirty or debris is stuck in the zoom lens and needs to be blow out ... Digital Cameras

My lightly used nikon coolpix s570 has developed a power issue. Meaning that with a fully charged battery, the camera won't turn on. sometimes removing and reinserting the battery will get it to turn on. and sometimes the camera will power up normally, the problem is intermittent. any ideas? I keep the camera clean and store it in a dry place.


If you have a second battery, fully charge it and try it. If you do not have a second battery, it make either be a defective battery or a battery that is not properly charging. Try powering on the camera until you get it powered up, either by reinser ... Nikon COOLPIX S570 Digital Camera

Power problem I was trying to get the Olympus working with a DC power and the rubber protector says 6.5V. I have tried with a lab power supply and the camera just flashes ones and goes dead. The battery light is flashing. I have tried everything from 5V to round 7V and but nothing seems to do it. There is no shortage on current since this is a beefy lab supply... Now the camera has gone dead and I'm afraid I have blown anything inside it since it would not start up with just batteries in the


Sorry to say as per your info may be you make some mistake to give power supply. High voltage and your camera transformer rosted. Batter visit service center.\015\012\015\012Thanks, i am waiting for your feed back & if you satisfie ... Olympus Camedia E-10 Digital Camera

Kodak easyshare is there any hope to getting a answer to my camera problem. or should i just toss it ! i dont know if i will ever buy another one [kodak camera]? i all ways had a kodak .and i am over 50. my parents bought my first one. could someone tell me a good one to get! this my 2 post. the easyshare is black when you take the picture .nothing shows up . i have put in new batteries and new cards . thanks debbie k adams


Kodak cameras are not durable,especially when they sit around with no use..If you cannot fix it your self throw it out. ... Kodak EasyShare DX4530 Digital Camera

I cannot get my casio exilim 7.2 pixel camera to power up I have tried charging the battery, but the red light shows for a minute then it goes off When i insert the battery in the camera, it powers up for a few seconds, makes an intermittent buzzing noise then turns off.The camera is about 18 months old


If the light blinks while charging then it means that you have a faulty battery and it needs to be replaced. Usually they only last if you're lucky 12 months so I would suggest replacement of the battery and that should solve your problem. :) ... Digital Cameras
  • 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: 0.5495 seconds