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Just opened a dxg538. i noticed when i turn the power off it does not come back on until i take out the 2 AAA batteries and put them back. according to the user manual when you replace worn out batteries the camera retains the date/time for three minutes but no matter how quickly i replace the AAA batteries i lose the time/date settings. can i replace the memory battery?

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    is this something that can be done practically or would i be better off trying to find a computer repairman since i don't want to go through the problem of shipping it back to the company

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Hello there, that battery can definitely be replaced. However it is something that the manufacturer usually has to do. I am having a hard time locating the type of battery used internally, but please give DXG a call and they will tell you if it's possible for you to replace it or that is something you would have to do. They will also have the battery type information. Their number is (626) 581-3742

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Yes you can replace the internal battery, it is just a pain to do so and many times just not worth doing especially not if you are going to pay someone else to do it. You need to unscrew the screws holding the front and back of the camera together to gain access. I would advise against it as you can easily then disconnect something but that is where the battery will be located and a new one can be picked up at Radio Shack if you wish to replace it. Let me know how this turns out.



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