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Camera won't stay on

Everytime i turn on my camera it turns on for about 5 seconds and then beeps 3 times and turns off with out the lense closing. Now i have heard it beep before when the battery is low but this is a different sound. I have brand new batteries and have tried multiple types of batteries. I haven't tried anything to fix it due to the fact that i have no idea what is wrong. If you could please help that would be great. thank you

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  • rob555 Nov 16, 2007

    I ahve the same problem. New batteries seem to work for abrief period, then the camera dies again. I already exchanged the camera once. Both cameras have done the same thing.

  • SOBYRNE Nov 23, 2007

    I TURN THE CAMERA ON. I GET 3 BEEPS AND IT GOES OFF. TRIED DIFFERENT BATTERIES, DIFFERENT CARDS. NOTHING WORKS

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That has happened to me before. When I got my camera for the first time, I took all kinds of pictures. About a week later, it did the same thing yours did. So I got new batteries and I wouldn't work. So I went to the store where I bought it and had it exchanged for a new one. If you haven't scrached it or anything and kept the reciept, then go to where you bought it and have it exchanged.

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