Having problems with your Sanyo Digital Cameras ?

My camera needs to be charged and i have lost the battery charger. so i put my camera on the usb cord and into the computer and tried to turn it on but it wont work.

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You don't say what model camera it is, so I am going to have to do some guessing. If your battery charger normally charges the battery in the camera, then it probably will charge when connected to the computer by the USB lead. However, some cameras require the battery to be taken out and charged in an external charger. If that is the case with yours, then it probably won't charge by connecting to the computer.

It is normal for a camera connected to a computer via the USB lead to go into a kind of passive mode, just acting as an external disk drive so that files can be transferred, so not being able to turn the camera on while it is so connected might be normal. However, if you mean that you left it connected for awhile to charge up, but it wouldn't turn on after you disconnected it, then it is obvious that it cannot be charged up that way.
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