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Camera worked fine but it needed new batteries. Changed them and now the flash is weak and it won't take the picture. Only seems to click part way through the cycle of taking the picture.

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Please take out the batteries, test them for full power and put in when you are sure they are good. Make sure the positive & negative ends of the batteries are in the proper position. Also make certain that the batteries are good quality and the correct ones for your camera.
Even new batteries can be bad ones, esp. if stored in a warm location. I'm betting that your camera is fine!

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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