Having problems with your Samsung Digimax A503 Digital Camera ?

Camera is faulty

\015 My camera has suddenly started to malfunction, when I switch it on the words"battery low" appear then it goes off, this happens with new batteries as well, it has on one occasion come on and stayed on enabling me to download some pictures,it has not worked since then, the camera is three years old.\015

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Your\015\012problem\015\012may be due to corrosion on the battery contacts inside the camera - which can\015\012prevent the full power of the batteries from flowing into the camera.\015\012Try this free fix before you do anything else: remove the batteries and\015\012wipe the camera contacts firmly with\015\012a dry cloth (heavy corrosion may require cleaning with a wire brush,\015\012steel wool, or sandpaper). Remove any residue that may have fallen into the battery compartment during cleaning, then clean both ends of\015\012the batteries, place them back in the camera and give them a full\015\012charge (assuming that you're using rechargeable batteries). This\015\012cleaning clears\015\012the problem about 80% of the time. If it doesn't work for you, the\015\012camera may have\015\012a problem that requires professional repair.
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