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Mains powersupply I am looking for the model no. of the power pack for my camera. The batteries run down too soon and I need to take a lot of pictures. The basic question is the positive and negative connections. The socket says 3.0 V DC in.

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Re: mains powersupply

If you are thinking of runnig it from the mains supply then you will need a 3v units - a common universal unit from will do it the camera will have a diode thats protects the polarity and a universal power supply with have reversible connectors

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I just purchased a power shot (SD 1300 IS), right before Christmas 2010.. It won't turn on it says change the battery pack? Is the battery already bad? If so, why?

If this battery is a Li-ion then when it runs down it may lock itself out. Li-ion batteries start loosing their ability to hold a charge just as soon as they are manufactured. If this camera sat on the shelf for a year, then the battery is dead and perhaps you can recharge it. If these are carbon zinc, or akaline, and they sat on the shelf in the camera, then they are surly dead.

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The message appears when the Camera is having some Internal malfunction. If the message re appear after turning off and on, try power resetting the Camera.

Performing a manual power reset

· Turn off the camera.

· Remove the battery pack.

· Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds.

· Allow the camera to remain without power for 60 seconds.

· Reinsert the battery pack.

· Turn on the camera.

To reset the Camera back to factory default, select the INITIALIZE Option from MENU>>SETTINGS>>INITIALIZE>>OK. Reset the camera to factory default to check if the issue can be resolved.

If the issue is still unresolved, service will be required.




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My canon powershot a80 shuts off as soon as i turn it on. what is wrong with it and how do i fix it

Hi;that is look like thats is your battery pack
;/try removed the battery out and used the power pack to power the camera, and lets charge the battery pack for almost 10 -12 hrs that way you willbe sure if its the battery or the camera are the problem...
Hope that help you...

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Date & time reset when battery pack is removed

Internal battery down. Try to let with inserted main battery or DC power for 24 hours, if internal battery charges again. If not, it needs to be replaced.

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My Kodak Easy Share C340 camera will not hold the charge of our AA batteries

rechargeable batteries soon run down even when not used,4weeks is about max. if they are running down a lot sooner the either camera is faulty or the batteries are.

Aug 30, 2009 | Digital Cameras

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They charge gets over very soon,even replaced the batteries

Please provide the correct camera model. If it is the Sony model mentioned then it uses an Infolithium battery pack which is charged in a very different manner then the one detailed above.
If the model is wrong and you have regular NIMh batteries then charge them for atleast 10 hours if using 2100 mah or above

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Camera Wont turn on

It really could be the batteries. You may want to buy a very good pair of high power Duracell or Energisers first just to make sure that the problem is not with the camera.

I bought my mother this HDC-1061E camera and it was fine for not very long until it seemed the batteries that came in the camera box ran out. A short time. And I offerred a new pair of batteries I found lying around, they were cheap batteries I would use for something not requiring much power. And they brought the camera on but it went off within a second or two each time.

Though then I recalled an 8.2 mexapixel camera I bought for myself last year made by Kodak, and I found that some cheap batteries would not even turn that camera on. And expensive duracells didn't actually last long at all.

What's the solution? Buy a couple of 4 packs of NiMh (2700, no less) batteries (UniRoss is a good buy for this, around £9.99 a 4 pack in Amazon), and a recharger separately. If you're thinking about the environment you should think about a solar recharger though that will recharge a good amount slower than recharging from the mains (there are some more expensive units, if you look around, that offer solar and mains recharging).

I suggest two 4 packs so you have the batteries you are using, another set to exchange for a long day out (maybe not so long in fact, these cameras eat batteries so quickly), a further pair of emergency batteries, and then a pair kept always at hand at home if you need to load fresh batteries at any time. Recharge as soon as used.
A cheapish mains recharger won't cost more or much more than £13 to £20 and may esaily be a few pounds less. Solar rechargers are available in this bracket too, usually a little more expensive than mains ones. If you buy the battery I have specified this should work fine.

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Lens goes in and out three times when turning on or shutin off.

Try Power Resetting the Camera.
To Power Reset the Camera, First, please turn OFF the Camera.
Then, remove the battery pack from the Camera.
Then, press and hold the POWER button on the Camera for 30 seconds.
Then, reinsert the battery pack and check whether the issue is resolved.
If the issue still persists service of the Camera is recommended.

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Sony cybershot stopped camera closes down as soon as i open it.i hv dropped it once..also its lens r projected out so what can be solution to open it?

Please try Power Resetting the Camera.
To Power Reset the Camera, First, please turn OFF the Camera.
Then, remove the battery pack from the Camera.
Then, press and hold the POWER button on the Camera for 30 seconds.
Then, reinsert the battery pack and check whether the issue is resolved.

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Rechargable batteries drain as soon as they are put in the camera

Your circuit board has developed a short. There is only one way to fix it, replace the main circuit board. Buy an A530 camera with a cracked LCD online from someone, to fix it.

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