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Digital camera on/off

I put in new batteries and when I push the power button, it clicks on then off immediately. I can't even hook it up to the computer to download pictures from the memory card, it turns itself off.

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If you are using rechargable batteries, certain camera's don't like them if they are double A's (AA's). The voltage for most rechargable batteries are 1.2v whereas most regular AA's are 1.5v. Doesn't seem like a big difference but if you have to use two of them, the voltage drop is over half a volt, and you will see problems like you state. Hope this helps.

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Re: Digital camera on/off

I have this problem myself, what i did was blow out my camera's dust and double check on the new batteries. I had to turn off and on to get to loosen up but it did. I guess dust got in camera gears and made it hard to turn inside.

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