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Keeps saying to change batteries

My camera keeps saying change batteries even when new ones are out in. It won't even go on as it is thinking the batteries are dead. Do I need to replace that other CR1220 battery? It worked fine for the longest time and now I don't know what to do.

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Re: Keeps saying to change batteries

It occurred lately with reloadable NiMh-batteries.
When I put in some alkaline batteries I had no problem.
I cleaned the contact surfaces of the NiMh-batteries and the contact surfaces in the camera. Up till now I have had no problems.

Posted on Jan 19, 2008

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