Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera ?
I just recently purchased a DSC-W50 camera off ebay and I google the battery type and found that this camera uses Sony NP-BG1. I bought the battery from an ebay seller and received it today. I inserted it into the battery slot and I got a message stating " for use with compatible battery only" . I charged it for 2 hours and I got the same message.
has anyone had this type of thing happen? Could it be the battery or am I using the wrong battery type. Please advise.
I bought a SONY DSC-S750 3 months ago. Since last week, when i turn the\015\012camera on, appears the message "for use with compatible battery only".\015\012The battery came with the camera. The camera was bought in a big store\015\012in Philadelphia. I WILL NEVER BUY A SONY CAMERA AGAIN. I already tried\015\012to reset, tried to remove the battery and the problem persists.
Well, i just chcked my camera, and you have the right type....it could be the battery is just bad, though i don't know how to check this without trying it in another camera.
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