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Camera forgets the date. asks for dae setup every time I put on the camera may be even after 10- 12 minutes. hough the batteries remain inside & are fully charged. I have tried by setting default settings / formatting SD card & internam memory etc. Does it have any internal clock batery If yes what are specifications etc.

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  • mocoduro Dec 11, 2007

    same problem

  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2007

    I have the same model and it forgets the time and date. This dude is talking about live with it. His camera is working fine. Maybe that should be the solution of all errors. If thats the case, just live with it, no need for the form. What if you needed the time stamp for evidence of a situation, and it needed to be presented. Its more than just taking the picture, the cool thing is to have that time and date function-dweeb.

  • Praloy Mar 13, 2008

    Camera forgets the date. asks for dae setup every time I put on the camera may be even after 10- 12 minutes. hough the batteries remain inside & are fully charged. I have tried by setting default settings / formatting SD card & internam memory etc. Does it have any internal clock batery If yes what are specifications etc.

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2008

    I've got the same problem and it doesn't help when it shuts off and you want to take a quick picture. You have to go through the date setup first! :(



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Will the camera work without this item set up or does it stall there? If it works otherwise, just live with it. There is not a 'repair option as such- you could check out the Polaroid Web site tech support team though

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