Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare DX7630 Digital Camera ?

On switch on, I get 'High camera temperature (Camera will switch off) - and it does! Any ideas much appreciated please.

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You should try to press the shutter button before the error message \015\012comes. This will force the camera to make a picture and operate properly\015\012 afterwards.This is a common problem and has been fixed many times using the above trick.

If unable to fix, you need to send the unit for repair. To be honest, i would hesitate as the cost of repair would be high as compared to the cost of the product.

I wish i could have a better solution.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

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Usually this message would be generated when the battery encounters an internal short, creating too much heat for the temperature sensor inside the battery. Kodak, as stated in the following blog answer to this question, claims it happens when a battery other than Kodak's is used. Here's what they say:
\015\012Question : \015\012How do I resolve the "High Camera Temperature (camera will be turned off)" message on my camera LCD that appears after I insert a new, freshly-charged Li-ion battery in my camera? \015\012\015\012Answer : \015\012This error occurs only when you use an off-brand replacement battery in your camera instead of a KODAK KLIC-7000 Series Li-Ion Rechargeable Digital Camera Battery.

The off-brand battery may contain a temperature-sensing component that does not meet typical specifications for digital camera use. This temperature-sensing component tricks the camera into registering that the battery is running at a higher temperature than it actually is.

To resolve this problem, use a KODAK Li-Ion rechargeable battery. To find the right battery for your camera, go to Choosing the Right Battery For Your KODAK Digital Camera. \015\012
\015\012That's all I could find on the problem, so make sure the battery is the right one for the camera.
\015\012Good luck, and hope this helps you.
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