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Very slow After I take a picture it takes a very long time until I can take another one. The viewfinder lamp swithces slowly from green to orange and the camera is not responding to anything until the lamp stays green. It takes even longer if i used the flash. Anyway I can fix it? I opened the camera and I noticed there is a battery (like a watch battery). Can that be replaced? Anybody knows anything about this battery? Thank you in advance for any feedback.

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Hi, you have a few options. In fuji finepix model cameras they have a setting for continuous mode that may help shoot faster.  when you press the menu button it should be under resolution. 
2nd try a higher speed memory card. Some SD and Xd manufacturers make higher speed cards that can write and dump info faster than normal. 
3rd - make sure batteries are fresh if they are rechargeable, and may need replacing if they are fully charged.  Or if they use AA style try the higher capacity styles available for a premium from energizer and duracell. 
if none of these work, the digital converter (CCD) 3.4 in your case, inside your camera is much like a processor in a computer. The higher the model the faster the speed. The first digital camera I bought, cost $200 and took 5 seconds to even turn on, let alone between pictures.  Try a new one at a store to compare, or the finepix Z series is a great camera at an affordable price if you want to upgrade!
Don't forget to rate me, or reply if you need more help! Thanks, NGK

Posted on Sep 04, 2008

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