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My battery is finished

When I got this camera as gift it was new so I put to charge but it never lasted long... The camera was always shuting down after like 5-15 minutes of use... Even if i leave it charging during the night I still have the same problem... So you think i can resolve the problem let me know or else I would like to get a new battery or if it's worth buying a new camera.
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Marvin

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  • sweet-rey Nov 30, 2008

    I got a Vivitar digital camera (ViviCam 8300s) in september 29, 2008. When i put to charge but it never lasted long. The camera was always shuting down after some minutes of use.

    I think this battery is older, now i need know what i can do to resolve the problem.



    Thanks

    Ferreira - sweet-rey@hotmail.com

  • thilakr Jan 06, 2009

    difficult to find batteries, Is there any other brand batteries we can use for it?

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    I have experienced the same ultra-short battery life with this camera. Just bought a brand-new replacement battery, and even when the battery indication in the display says fully charged, I can only get a few pictures before I have trouble. Usually, I can't shut the camera off, and it dies with the lens still extended. Charging overnight doesn't fix it, but I can sometimes get the camera to come alive again by removing the battery and replacing it. Very frustrating, as this is a nice camera otherwise.

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