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Battery exhausted my camera after taking two snaps, showing the message battery exhausted and not working further. how do i solve this problem/

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  • AJ2009 Apr 08, 2009

    I charge the rechargable batteries, but still get the same "battery exhausted" message. The batteries are relatively new, so I'm not sure what the problem is.

  • rkulmus Apr 12, 2009

    I have the same problem. Brand new batteries last 5-10 shots with flash, 20 or so shots without the flash. The batteries test out at 1.4 volts, which runs anything else just fine. Another brand of camera I own had the same problem, and a firmware update fixed it. Unfortunately the Coolpix L18 has no firmware updates available. Anything else we can try? I heard that 2000 mA lithium batteries might help...

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I have the same problem. Canon support claims they have never had this problem before, but it is all over the Internet. I won't be buying another Canon for the support, although the camera is sweet.

I have tested everything I can see including the batteries and there's nothing wrong with the batteries.

However, when I eyeball the height of the batteries, I see that one is lower than the others. So I assume that this connection is not as solid as the rest and may be why low battery indicator shows even when the batteries are testing fully charged.

On the SX20 you can't bend down the terminals at the top, so you have to reach in to the bottom and bend the contacts on the short battery up. I believe that this is just a temporary solution because it doesn't fix my camera permanently.

But try it. It is a free fix and can't hurt.

IMHO

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Ur battery is gettting weak it is not supplying enuff power is it in built re chargeable proprietory batt or its a normal AA or AAA cells let me know for more help , pls try replacing it


pls do rate me if i fixed ur problem

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