Having problems with your Vivitar ViviCam 3815 Digital Camera ?

Vivitar 3815 My Vivitar 3815 just flashes on, then off, when I try to power it up. I've replaced the batteries and can't think of anything else. Any suggestions? Thanks. Cris [email protected]


Answers :

It's because the batteries aren't strong enough. You are probably using alkaline batteries, which are not recommended for digital cameras because they drain easily and quickly. Use nimH batteries.
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