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Fuji finepix f401

The camera will not recharge the battery. Bought a new battery still have problem. Power going to charger as camera will turn on when sited in charging cradle.

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  • Mike N May 05, 2008

    will only work in charger. NP-60 3.7 V Battery is 3.44 volts (T=0v) but still doesn't work with 4 volt supply connected to battery contacts

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I had a similar issue, and also bought a new NP60 battery, to no avail. Then I dismantled the cradle, and found a fuse on the circuit board (F01 label) which showed open. I soldered a bit of 5amp fuse wire across the top of it, and everything came back to life.
DISCLAIMER - 5amp wire was the smallest I could find. I don't know what it's meant to be. I also don't know why the original fuse blew, which means that my camera probably has another fault somewhere. However, It's been working fine for over 3 months since then.

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