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Every time I turn my camera off I have to reset the time and date when I turn it back on. When I first got this camera I could set the time and date and it would stay set until I changed the batteries. what is the problem and how do I fix it?

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  • mawzaroo1 Jul 29, 2009

    There is not a back up battery on this camera

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The small internal battery has died.It will need to be replaced at a camera repair center.

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Hi,
Sounds back-up battery is dead in your camera that holds time and date data while camera is powered off.
Please find back-up battery in camera and replace it with same. User manual of camera would help you to locate that back-up battery in camera.
Thanks.

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How do I set date and time


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1. Initialize the system.
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b) Select "3:ROM UPDATE" and press SET button.
c) Next, select "5:SYSTEM INITIAL" and press SET button.
d) The following message appears.
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PUSH OK KEY?
e) Press SET button and System is initialized.
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