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Nikon Coolpix 5600 The battery is always low, even if you change them for new ones.


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Don't use "heavy duty" batteries - they're not for high current digital cameras. Use only alkaline or rechargeable, and charge for at least 15 hours before use - even if your charger says it's fully charged. If this doesn't take care of the problem, the camera needs to go in for repair. Please leave feedback if this helps.
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Nikon Coolpix 5600 The battery is always low, even if you change them for new ones.


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