Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare Z650 Digital Camera ?
Camera is saying batteries are no good. They show plenty of life
\015 For nearly a year now I've had issues with general AA batteries in my camera. I do not use my rechargeable batteries that came with the camera because they won't hold a charge (or so the camera is telling me). Now I'm starting to wonder if it is the actual camera that is having issues. It tells me batteries are dying or dead after only 10 or so pictures. The last two sets of batteries I've acquired show that the batteries still have more than 50% life left and the camera is shutting down after five or so pictures. I have spent a ton of money on batteries in the last year and I want to know if I can have the camera looked at to see if there is an issue internally?\015
Please update to the latest firmware from the Kodak site and try if the problem gets resolved
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