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Problem with my camera

I have a big problem with my camera. Whenever I press the snap button to take a picture, the camera shuts off. I can flip through the pic saved on the memory without it shutting off, but anytime I try to take a picture it shuts off. The low battery light flashes almost all the time, I've replaced the batteries many times, it still doesn't work correctly. Please help.

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Re: Problem with my camera

Use panasonic rechargeable batteries... I had the same prob, but after panasonic it works fine...

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