Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera ?

I have a Nikon coolpix L18 and can only take around 10 pics wiht it, with alkaline aa batteries, before I get the message "batteries exhausted". What can I do? Is the camer defective?


Answers :

It's not defective. Alkaline batteries never last long in digital cameras. Find some good NIMH rechargeable batteries. They should last far longer.
Well, alkaline batteries don't last long in a power-draining camera like the Coolpix. Try some rechargeables and keep spares fully charged.
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