Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 4100 Digital Camera ?

When i turn camera on it says battery is exhausted i tried several different brands of new batteries with same result, what now?


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This cameras battery is CIPA rated for over 300 pictures. Youexperience is definitely NOT to be expected with this camera. Theproblem could be a faulty charger, defective battery or even somethingawry in the camera causing it to continue to drain the battery evenafter being turned off. If you purchased this from a "real store" Isuggest taking it back pronto. If you are "on your own" with thisproblem, I would begin by charging the battery overnight. On the nextday take a boat load of photos with the flash on and see how long itlasts. Charge it fully again the next night. The following day just letit sit in the camera 24 hours. Next, check it for remaining chargehaving taken no pictures at all. If it is drained dead, then charge itfully again overnight and then take it out of the camera and let it sitfor at least 24 hours. Next, put it in the camera and check it out.Hopefully, all this testing will determine whether it is the camera orthe battery. It is more difficult to determine whether the charger isacting up, but if in step one the camera only managed 50 on so picturesbefore going off, then that points toward either battery or charger andnot camera. If the battery drains dead sitting in the camera but notwhen sitting on the shelf, then that points toward the camera being theproblem.

if this should not work, locate your camera model from the link below and then perform an upgrade.

http://help.nikon.ca/app/answers/detail/a_id/14356/~/current-firmware-downloads-available-for-nikon-products
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