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Can i use a power cord and not use batteries?

I dropped the camera and the door broke that holds the batteries in can I just use the power cord? and if I wanted to fix it right what would it cost me? Cheryl

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  • spbrown825 Dec 15, 2007

    I need a new battery door or need another solution. I can't use the camera right now as is.

  • rbrtpowell Mar 25, 2008

    Have same problem Cannot latch battery door. Help!! Looked everywhere and cannot find a repair part.



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The camera will work with the charger cord plugged in, but you are limited to taking photos only near a power source. I have the same issue; broken battery door...Still looking for another hard broke 850 to take parts off of.

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