Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50 Digital Camera ?

The battery is run down every time I come to use the camera. So it seems to bleed out power even when turned off. I have replaced the original battery and the new battery also runs out while sitting turned off. Is this a SONY generic problem or is there some item that is "on" and draining power.


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This is no solution, just a confirmation that james is not the only one with this problem. The camera automatically turns itself off after five minutes if you forget to. Mine has the same problem james has. Batteries drain off while sitting (some of that is expected, but this is way too much too fast). A pair of new AA batteries lasts about 15 minutes and all the camera did was sit and be connected to the computer for downloading images. Originally, I could take 100 - 200 shots on batteries with no problem. Now I get about 10 - 15. Something is wrong.
Hi,\015\012
\015\012This is not a common/generic problem for this camera, we need to be a bit more creative into it resolution.\015\012
\015\012I am assuming that you have already checked for accidental 'power on' of the camera prior to reporting it. By accidental power on, i mean that as this is one of those semi-pro dslr cameras you need to make sure that the power is turned off before you replace the lens cap as otherwise you can mistakingly leave the camera on while the covered lens will show nothing on the lcd/viewfinder display.\015\012
\015\012Check the time it takes for you to charge your battery. It should take a minimum of 5.5 hours to charge the battery fully. If the charging light on the charger turns off before then, continue charging for the next couple of hours. Try using the batteries again. Also, please note that temperature is very important both during usage and charging. As per Sony, the optimum charging temperature is 25 degrees C or 77 degrees F. In colder areas, battery power runs out extremely fast.
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