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Short battery life

Camera has been a decent digital but recently when I load a new set of batteries, the camera shuts down on low battery after 5 or 10 shots. I can disassemble and check voltages. If someone can give me any tips on this I'd appreciate it.

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  • Frank Marlowe May 27, 2007

    Thanks, I'll try it. I didn't even consider them, [you know, big company vs little guy, and warranty out to boot].

  • millett Dec 12, 2007

    what was the answer???

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2007

    Sony was no help at all since the warranty was out. I can't recall the price they wanted to fix it but it was substantial. I will use the money I would have sent them towards the purchase a new Nikon.

  • Anonymous May 12, 2009

    grrrr I have the same problem with this camera. I've had it for a 3-4 yrs and new batteries only last up to 10 shots or so.

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Buy a Nikon!
Sony wanted about 3/4ths the cost of the camera to fix it. It had just run out of warranty when it started having problems. Sony is quite inflexible when it comes to warranty. I'll send my several hundred $ to nikon rather than fix something that may break down again (and still be out of warranty).

Posted on Dec 26, 2007

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I'd appreciate some guidance. Lately my camera has been working odd - I put charged batteries in take a photo or 2 and it shows fully discharged. I turn camera off and on or take out batteries and out back and show full and I get another photo or two and the same issue. I tried cleaning the battery compartment connectors which appear clean and problem remains.

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Sony Tech Support team may be able to help out.

Posted on May 26, 2007

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