Having problems with your Pentax Optio E10 Digital Camera ?

Optio E10 Keeps running thru batteries, I bought a new 8 pk for a field trip with my sons school, I took 5 pictures and had to change batteries, placed in anew set and it wouldn't turn on. waited about 15 minutes and tried again, when it did start up it told me these BRAND new set of batteries I just put in was out, so in goes the 3rd pr of batteries, again telling me they are to low on charge to use. So I was out of ideas, and beliving maybe I picked up an old pk of ENERGIZERS, I waited until I


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This sounds very much to me like a short circuit causing the batteries to drain so quickly. The most common cause would be moisture or water damage. Another likely cause could be a malfunction of the control circuits causing the unusual power drain. ie the camera may be continuously charging the flash.\015\012
\015\012It may be time to consider this camera has seen better days and find a replacement, unless of course it is still under a warranty.
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