Having problems with your Polaroid i737 Digital Camera ?

Last year, my friend & I both bought factory-reconditioned Polaroid 7.0MP digital cameras i737, supplied in original boxes, with all necessary bits. Both of us got 'Replace battery' messages, and cameras stopped working; we both gave up. A while ago, my grandson "poked around", had no trouble taking pictures, but got The Message. I've been trying again. Using Uniross NiMH batteries, 2700mAh, previously used only a little, newly recharged. Menu indicates that the camera knows that's what it's

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The possibility that bad contact is draining is a well assumed one ..but the fact that you bought it refurbished lead to think that the batteries it selves were with issues..
2nd thing all cameras drain the batteries when those are left inside ,even if the camera is shut down ..this fact is a result of some internal consumers and if there is no inconvenient for rechargeable batteries..for the cameras that use normal ones its a nightmare ..
3rd if the camera is powering on with the charger in ..try to select from its menu the right type of battery used..cause all cameras have 2 choices for alkaline and nimh ..or something like that ..and the type needs to be selected before change the model of batteries..anyway ..try a new one and see if formatted like in the book behave normal..(charged 12 hours for the first 3 times and drained until 0 power)


I understood that you get "Replace Battery" after a short use.

This may be normal after prolonged usage. Digital cameras drain battery fast, and battery that still hold enough charge to power a different device will not work anymore on camera.

If you leave battery inside the cameras, and batteries drain by themselves, then there is a small parasitic drain inside the camera. This problem was affecting for example Sanyo cameras.

As far as I know there is no particular issue with this Polaroid. If the battery drain after a couple of hours usage, that would be normal. If the battery drain when camera is off, it may be the result of a little drain. This defects are difficult to find and repair.

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