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Battery problem problem with charging the battery on the back of my camera it won't work on battery power so i have to plug it in to use my camera. what is the little silver flat battery for?

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The little silver battery is a back up to keep the clock etc running when the main battery is removed.

If it runs on the mains adaptor it's probably the battery that has failed.

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