Having problems with your Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera ?

Battery drainage I have had my olympus sp-550 uz for approx 18 months, and was getting around 175 shots even when using zoom a lot. I am now getting only 20 - 30 shots using new batteries and also getting total drainage over night at times when my camera is turned off. I have been using the same make and type of batteries since I bought the camera.


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20 to 30 shots on "fresh" batteries! Do you use the flash on all shots. That really drains them. I would try to set the camera to "factory default settings" in case you changed something that is causing a drain. I hope you just bought some bad batteries.

The best thing I EVER bought for my Olympus was the Re-chargeable\015\012Lithium Ion batteries. The worst thing I did was buy an off brand. That\015\012was a waste. I ended up getting the more expensive brand Olympus\015\012recommended and all was GREAT again!! 1,000's of pictures later and\015\012they still work great.
\015\012Good Luck
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