Having problems with your Pentax Optio W30 Digital Camera ?

Battery won't take (or hold?) charge

\015 Even after leaving it in the charger all night, this morning the camera shut off immediately saying "battery depleted." It has done this since I got it. The red charger light goes out after a few minutes...could it be the charger is the issue? I am leaving soon for a snorkeling trip and really love my camera when it works!! (PS my Optio W 30 camera is blue...the box has oriental writing on it as well as English... not sure if that factors or not)\015

Answers :

More than likely it is the battery. If it is not the battery, it is the charger. Defects are common.

If it is under warranty, exercise it. If not, just purchase a new battery and charger just to be safe.
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