Having problems with your Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera ?

Put 2 new ordinary batteries in the camera and after couple of pictures message comes as battery depleted and shuts down.


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Put 2 new ordinary batteries in the camera and after couple of pictures message comes as battery depleted and shuts down.


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