Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P92 Digital Camera ?

Camera acting weird: turns off a second after turning on...

\015 My DSC-P92 for no obvious reason (i didn't drop it or anything) acts weird: using the rechargeable batteries it won't even make a move on an attempt of turning it on.\015\012\015\012When I put in normal batteries (not rechargeable) from the local grocery it starts up for approx. 1 sec., the power led lights up and the lens moves maybe 5mm out and then the camera shuts off again...\015\012\015\012would anyone be able to give me a hint? unfortunatelly the Cam is out of it's warranty time and i am not the guy to just throw electronics out of the window, even if i know it might sell for as little as 50US$ new on Ebay ;-)\015\012\015\012\015\012Thanks for all advise.\015

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Hi,\015\012\015\012I also have one of these cameras which behaved very similarly.\015\012The fault cleared when I replaced my rechargeable batteries for new ones or when using new good qaulity branded batteries. When my rechargeable batteries became tired the output was not sufficient enough to fully open the lens.\015\012\015\012I hope this helps and your
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