Having problems with your Vivitar ViviCam 5100 Digital Camera ?
My vivacam kills batteries within a few minutes
\015 I can only seem to use my camera for maybe a half hour tops until the batteries die. and yes they are new freshly bought batteries.\015
Do not use alkaline batteries. Buy NiMH rechargables and keep a couple of sets on hand fully charges. ViviCam's eat alkalines alive!
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