Having problems with your Olympus SP-350 Digital Camera ?

I am not getting the suff.no of snaps as batt is getting down for olympus( sp-350) . i have tried several type of AA 2500 mAh Ni-MH battery and purchased new LCD (simpex) charger.then also same.also when ever i am replacing the battery it is asking to set the time. probably another battery is there which i coul'd able to locate. with regards amitava


Answers :

The problem you describe is frequently due to corrosion on the battery\015\012contacts inside the camera. Remove the batteries and wipe the inside\015\012contacts firmly with a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning\015\012with a wire brush, steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that\015\012may have fallen into the battery compartment during cleaning, then wipe\015\012the ends of the batteries and replace them in the camera. This clears\015\012up the problem about 90% of the time -- I hope it works for you.
Olympus solution is Firmware update 1.4
\015\012Go to http://www.olympus.co.jp/en/support/imsg/digicamera/download/software/#sp
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\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012* Upgrade history *
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\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012SP-350 / SP-310 Firmware Ver1.3 has incorporated the following upgrade.
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\015\012\015\012Low battery indicator has been adjusted for rechargeable batteries.
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