Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare Z812 IS Digital Camera ?

Doesn't turn on with new camera battery

\015 I have had this camera for alittle over a year and it takes great pics, but now it won't turn on with charged camera batteries (i've tried 3 different ones) it will work for a few pics with AA batteries and then shut down. I tried removing the memory card but it still doesn't work.\015

Answers :

Your\015\012problem\015\012may be due to corrosion on the battery\015\012contacts inside the camera which can\015\012prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the camera.\015\012Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the batteries and\015\012wipe the camera contacts firmly with\015\012a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush,\015\012steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen into\015\012the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe both ends of\015\012the batteries and place them back in the camera and give them a full\015\012charge. This\015\012cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 90% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, the\015\012camera may have\015\012a problem that requires professional repair.
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