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Battery new batteries run out after first picture taken.

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initially, it may be necessary to clean the battery contacts of the camera. In some instances it may even need to be scraped to remove corrosion. Further in others, the battery contacts may need to be bend a little or stretched so as the ensure that it will put pressure when the batteries are connected.

The other possibility is an electronic problem internal to the camera which causes it the consume above normal power and therefore drains the battery faster. This type of problem would require the services of a qualified professional.

Just a start, do postback how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

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SOURCE: dsc60 battery drains quickly

First of all, you need to use alkaline batteries with you camera, if you use mercury ones they wont last long.

Posted on Mar 14, 2008

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SOURCE: camera won't take pictures w/new batteries

Hello,

You should replace the camera with the identical battery as recommended. REfer to your manual for the browsing of the previously taken pictures.

User manual also will tell you how to replace the battery.

may this help, melnavz

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pls do not rate me if my solution not solve the issue and you need more further information. but if is invaluable solution rate me fixya.

Posted on Apr 22, 2008

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SOURCE: The camera won't stay powered on. Battery is new.

thanks, problem solved!

Posted on Jul 09, 2010

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