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Camera says brand new batteries are dead, then shuts down

I put brand new batteries in the camera, and after 10 or so seconds it informs me that the battery life is low, and then it shuts down. The batteries are right out of the package so i know they are fine.

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I haven't been able to use my camera for weeks because it keeps saying the batteries are dead. I read on another site that if you take the batteries out and hold the shutter button down for 30 seconds it resets the camera. I tried it on my Pentax and it worked. The camera shows full batteries on sets that wouldn't work yesterday.

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It is possible that the batteries are dead (they might be faulty or too old) even when they are out of the package, though unlikely. Try another set of batteries, and if these don't work, you'll probably have to send it for a checkup.

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