Having problems with your Sony Cybershot DSC-T200 Digital Camera ?

Sony camera not charging

\015 I have a cybershot 5.0 megapixel digital camera that hasn't been used in over a year. I still have the cradle for the camera and bought an a/c adaptor and a usb cable to try to charge it (connecting to the cradle), and neither worked. Will I need to buy a new battery or is there another solution for this?\015

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