Having problems with your Pentax *ist DL Digital Camera ?

My camera indicates that the batteries are low and won't power on. But, when I put new batteries in, it still indicates low battery. What can I do?


Answers :

Chances\015\012are that you are not using CR-V3 camera batteries in your *ist DL.\015\012I have tried 2400mAh NiMH rechargable batteries and brand new alkaline\015\012batteries in an attempt to save money.

Neither lasted anywhere\015\012near as long as the CR-V3 batteries!

While you may be paying $15-$20\015\012for two CR-V3 batteries, they last a LONG time!

One of the\015\012advantages of DSLRs (and digital cameras in general) is that you save\015\012money by no longer buying film and paying for developing/prints. But,\015\012even at $20 for two CR-V3 batteries, I save money! I am able to take\015\012several hundred photos on a pair of batteries (I think the manual says\015\012500 ) instead of $10-$15 ($2-$7 for film $8 dev/print) for every\015\01224-36 photos!
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