Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera ?
"for use with compatible battery only"
\015 When i turn my camera on (sony cyber-shot) it only stays on for a second and turns off and says "for use with compatible battery only" what does that mean?\015
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