Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera ?

Battery not lasting more then 1 to 2 hrs and only about 6 to 8 pictures

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Depending the type of battery used may affect this. Using the flash exposes the battery to more current drawn, just to charge the flash circuit.
\015\012Sometimes the mAh is printed on the side of the battery, make sure they match. Alkaline or metal hydride rechargeable approx. 1700 to 2500 mAh holds a good duration. If one of the two are weak that can not hold up to the current draw it will pull the system down to automatic shut down.
\015\012Just testing the battery with a volt meter is not good enough.
\015\012The proper way is to load the battery with the appropreat resistance and monitor the voltage decline with respect to time.
\015\012I found it easier to by new batteries when they start misbehaving
The battery may be weakened, check if the battery is swollen, if it is then you need to replace the battery,
\015\012try cleaning the battery connecting terminals
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