Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera ?

W80 compatible battery problem

\015 About the camera that said " for use with compatible battery only", how\015\012do you make short circuit cable? can you explain more to me how to fix\015\012this problem? thanks\015

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I just have that problem with my 2 year old w80 and I was getting the same message. I have a friend with the same camera type and try his battery pack on my camera and worked fine. I bought in Best Buy a new battery pack and is working as new again. I use my camera very heavy for inspections and seems to be that the battery life came to a end.
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W80 compatible battery problem


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