Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare M863 Digital Camera ?

At switch on, the camera comes on, lens comes out, and then immediately goes back in and camera switches off. Battery fully charged. Works fine when in the mode where you connect to a PC.


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It could be something more serious, or as simple as inserting\015\012fresh/fully charged batteries, but the problem you describe is frequently due to\015\012corroded battery contacts inside the camera. Remove the batteries and\015\012wipe the camera contacts firmly with a clean cloth (heavy corrosion may\015\012require cleaning with a fine wire brush, steel wool, or fine\015\012sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen into the battery\015\012compartment during cleaning, clean the contacts at both ends of the\015\012batteries, and reinsert them in the camera. This cleaning cures the\015\012problem about 90% of the time, and I hope it works for you.
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