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Will not power-up

Hi. Have had this camera since dec 2006. I've only taken approx 30 shots with it. Last 2 shots came out blank and the camera died! It will not now power-up. I was using the batteries supplied,but since the problem I have brought a charger and tried it with Ni-MH batteries. If anyone has any suggestions or ideas I would be grateful.

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Looks like the battery rating that you have used is not the rated ones that you are supposed to use with the camera. check the mah of the batteries supplied with the camera and the ones that you have bought. it should be the same or possibly more than you already have. Always remember that the batteries you buy at the shop may already have outlived the shelf life. after using it check if it still has any life in the battery, in a flashlight or something, that will indicate some charge in it. maybe the batteries are new but bad.

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