Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera ?

Camera will not keep any battery life, we have put in new batteries numerous times and the problem is consisent?

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If the batteries are indeed of the correct type and voltage (you can get no-life or short-life even on a new battery by mixing LiIon with NiMH batteries, for example), then the only likely explanation is that the charging circuit is out of kilter. Unfortunately, there's no user-accessible way of repairing it; you'll need to send it to Sony technical assistance.

Other possible, though unlikely, causes are: dirty battery contacts (you can clean them with a cotton earswab, dry or slightly wet with circuit cleaning fluid or isopropyl alcohol); problems with external chargers; low utility voltage resulting in a lower-than-normal voltage to the battery (this only happens in weird line conditions and with older chargers. I'd say its likelyhood is nil. But you never know; if you have a DIY electric multimeter, you may want to check the VCC rating of the charger).
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