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Camera will not turn on, tried other batteries & rechargeable's

I have the same problem! I bought this camera, it took approx. 6 pictures & now won't turn on. The camera is now three days old.

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  • Bill Buchsbaum
    Bill Buchsbaum May 11, 2010

    Your fix could be as simple as cleaning the camera's battery contacts,
    or it could be something more serious and expensive. Before you pay
    for expensive repairs that you may or may not need, check the Kodak
    Help Center by clicking on the link below. It uses a simple Q&A
    format to diagnose problems and propose solutions.
    http://www.kodak.com/global/en/service/r...

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Flip the batteries around. Make sure the batteries you are using are charged or nw.

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- Keep pressing MENU/OK to get out of the MENU

Once, it's done, camera needs to be turned off for a few seconds
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As you turn camera on, you're now ready to take many pictures.
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Rechargable NiCad or NiMh batteries only produce 1.2 volts fully charged and will only give you 2.4 volts when used in pairs with this camera. This falls below the cameras desired 2.8 - 3.0 voltage requirement and will only result in about 30-40 pictures at most.

This camera requires a constant 2.8 - 3.2 volts to run properly. Kodak won't tell you this !!The camera was designed with Oxy Akaline batteries in mind.New alkalines will produce 3.2 to 3.4 volts in pairs but only for a short period of time.The issue with the Oxy Alkaline batteries is that they simply will not last very long in this camera due to its power requirements.

But there is a really great solution to the problem . You can purchase a CRV3 rechargeable Li-ion battery that fits right into this camera.
You will get a realistic 180-250 photos per charge.The Li-Ion battery maintains a constant 3.0 volts for a very long period of time
and will allow the camera to function the way Kodak originally intended it to and can be recharged. You will find rechargable CRV3 battery kits on ebay or other online battery stores at a very reasonable cost.

You can also use a Lithium Non rechargeable CRV3 battery that will give approx 250-300 photos per battery but you may
find non rechargeable Lithium batteries cost prohibitive.

I use the rechargeable Li-ION Battery exclusively in this camera and it functions perfectly since I switched. I have a pair
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