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Coolpix 775 shuts off all by itself

While taking pictures the camera will shut off by itself. Sometimes I get a message about allowing enough time for the image to be saved, but I'm not the one turning the camera off. I have to either turn it off and back on to take more pictures (1 or 2 before it shuts off again) or I push the button to "wake up" the camera. The auto shut off was for 30 seconds and I changed it to 5 and it still shuts off on its own.

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The auto shut off should be around 30 seconds to allow the built in memory to store everything and rest.If it keeps repeatedly turning off and then on again in a short space of time it will use alot more power from the batteries just Like a car engine uses more petrol stopping at traffic lights. The other factor, I am repeatedly typing on this site is Digital cameras need to run on rechargeable batteries, If you are already using rechargeables,have a look at tha mAh value which should be written on the side. Retailers recomend a value of at least 1800,personally i would go for 2100.

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