Having problems with your Vivitar ViviCam 3715 Digital Camera ?

Batteries do not stay connected

\015 The flap that holds the batteries in the ViviCam 3715 does not keep a tight connection unless it is squeezed. I continually have to go through the setup to change the data, time, etc. Can you help?\015

Answers :

Hi jensen,

in that case u'll have to change the body of the camera.
i\015\012can tell u a trick: place a piece of an aluminum foil (kitchen foil)\015\012between the contacts and the batteries. this will ensure a good\015\012connection.

try it and please rate this solution.

good luck!
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