Having problems with your Olympus SP-500 UZ Digital Camera ?

Olympus sp 500UZ digital camera: the camera eats batteries.

\015 The kind of batteries that used to last for weeks and scores of pictures now only last for four or five pictures.\015

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Yes. Like all rechargeable batteries they don't last forever and four years is longer than I'd expect.

Replace them with new batteries. You need a 3v lithium ion CR-V3 and if you're in the UK I highly recommend buying them from the Small Battery Company, but they are widely available. Avoid generic "no-name" brands as good quality examples are not very expensive.

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