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Sony ccd-trv68 dosen't always power up when turned on? tried 2 different batteries sometimes it will turn on for a short period of time, then shut off. when i plug the power cord in the charge lite comes on then turns off after a min or so? when it powers up i can work the camera. when it suhts off i'll try the same thing again plug the ac cord in this time nothing happens no charge lite. please help ty jay

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