Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare M863 Digital Camera ?

M863 lens extends and then immediately retracts

\015 My M863 when switched on the lens extends and then immediately retracts and the camera switches itself off. Have tried recharging and think it's fully charged any thoughts?\015

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Kodak Easyshare cameras use Li ion batteries, as recommended by the manufacturer, which have higher voltages but not necessarily higher amp hours per battery pack.
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\015\012When I first bought my 14.1 megapixel camera from Kodak, I tried various batteries, including Alkaline, Ni MH, and they didn't work very long before needing replacement or recharging.
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\015\012This is because the voltage isn't enough on other batteries.
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\015\012I do not understand why they make it this way, because it fooled me a lot. I thought that since it had a AA format that it would be alright to use AA batteries of any type in the camera. But, this is not so, in my experience.
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\015\012Good luck getting your camera to work with new Li Ion Batteries.
\015\012Note: if the Li Ion batteries do not work, then there is something wrong internally with your camera.
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\015\012Contact kodak.com to see if it is economically repairable.
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\015\012Thanks for asking a question on Fixya.com.
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