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Battery only works when plugged in

I've tried buying a new battery but this didn't work. I have a feeling that I charged the camera with the wrong charger. Have I killed it?

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I guess so...many cases just like your the problem is always the power supply there some regulator that being busted......there a few case the only being damage is the small fuse.i hope that the only part damage to your camera..

Posted on Aug 25, 2007

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