Having problems with your Pentax Optio S40 Digital Camera ?

Bought this camera in 2004. Has given me many good years of service. But for the last few months, I have not been able to use it. When I turn it on (with good batteries), it stays on for a minute, then shuts down......saying that the batteries are depleted. Sometimes I can get 2 photos before it shuts down.

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Switch over to 2500 mAh rechargeable batteries and you will see a difference.
Digital cameras with zoom lens need more power than what can be supplied by ordinary batteries.

Bring\015\012along spare batteries if you are shooting for events. You will find\015\012batteries wear out very fast in situations where you need to supplement\015\012the lighting condition with flashes and do a lot of zooming to get\015\012close to your subjects.
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