Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 3100 Digital Camera ?

Low battery alarm with rechargeable batteries

\015 I used the camera with 2xAA NiMH batteries. Have no Problem with them for 5 years. Since I have forgot to change battery and then camera gone to factory defaults. After that it is not possible to take more than 4-5 photos with rechargeble batteries... New batteries, nothing changed. I uploaded firmware to it. no matter. Does the camera return a stage that it can not use rechargable batteries or a stage that the sensor assume a cut-off level, 3 volt, and below that it assumes low battery. How can I solve?\015

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How about the battery contacts in the camera? Try cleaning them with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol.
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