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Wont last i have tried many types of bateries but my camera only stays on long enough for me to set the date and then the bateries die.... please help

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    My 630 samsung shows low batteries on lithium or rechargeable.

    Lens has now stuck open.



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Use batteries with lithium mine has lasted me over a year

Posted on Dec 30, 2006


You should try to change the type of battery in the setting to correspond with whatever type you are using.

Posted on May 07, 2007


Try alkaline batteries. I had the same problem.

Posted on Jan 30, 2007

I bought rechargable batteries for mine. works perfect now and lasts.

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Use rechargeable batteries rated at 2300 ma/h or more. Forget carbon zinc (generic Eveready type battery) they wont even start my tiny Sony U20 and CR23 lithiums (2xAA) , not enough amperage and alkaline just dont last long period. I will suggest Energizer Lithium AA's, they do work pretty good. And make sure contacts are clean (use an eraser on a pencil if needed)

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