Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P41 Digital Camera ?

Batery problem it eats the battery very soon

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This usually occurs when the camera is exposed to water, sweat, high humidity or if you had leaky alkaline batteries. You have 2 choices to try. 1 take the camera apart and use an old toothbrush with WD40 and scrub the circiut board, you can inspect the battery compartment to see if you have corrosion from leaky batteries and do the above to fix. 2 use the camera as is and remove the batteries after each use.
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Batery problem it eats the battery very soon

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