Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix L15 Digital Camera ?

Why hasn't my Nikon Coolpix L15 ever really worked?

\015 My dad gave me the Nikon coolpix L15 last year for Christmas. I have never really been able to use it, because it will not hold a battery life after about 5 pictures. I have tried many different brands of batteries, but nothing works. What is the problem? My Dad also bought this same camera for his girlfriend, and she has had the very same problem.\015

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Solution is good batteries, Ni-Mh or Lithium, rechargeable only not alkaline. but...problem is how long you watch pictures on lcd display or how much is flash in use. if always by shooting pics used flash that means that you can with best batteries 30, 20 or less pics shooted. and of course, if you connect camera with pc, how long is cam on? just transfer pics on pc and turn the camera off. the best solution is use the card reader for pics transfering.\012
if is flash off, it's possible to shot 120-150 pics with Ni-Mh. with lithium i don't know, maybe 500 pics. don't use camera lcd for analysing pics it's just there for short preview.
with alkaline batt., very low quality, i shot 30 pics without flash.

i shot also very good pics at night without flash. nikon coolpix L15 can do that but you must have more praxis. and that was all magic:).
You have to change the 'battery type' in the settings menu to match the type of batteries you're using. I hadn't used the camera in months because of crappy battery life, when I finally read the manual and found that there was a setting for either NMH or Li etc.
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