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Batteries My batteries run down after only about 6 pictures. I've put new batteries in and get the same results.

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  • Number Dec 09, 2007

    To lee777, The batteries that I am using are fully charged new duracell AA.

    From Number.

  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2007

    My batteries run down after only about 10 pictures. I've put new batteries in and get the same results.

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2008

    Yes I do have this same problem. I've tried every kind of high quality battery and it still sucks the life out of it almost instantly. My husband says thats just the way it is, but there has to be something wrong with this thing.

  • Anonymous Jul 31, 2008

    I have tried all different kinds on AA batteries and all have the same results. What kinds should I use?

  • Anonymous Oct 07, 2008

    I have the same problem, too. I would fully charge my batteries, but after a few pictures it would either say that the batteries were too low to take pictures, or that they were depleted. I tried regular batteries, to make sure that my rechargeable ones weren't the problem, but I got the same thing.

    Needless to say, my next camera will NOT be an HP one.


  • jagadish2005 Oct 10, 2008

    I USE nImh BATTERIES 2700 Mah AND EVEN THEN THE BATTERIES LOSE CHARFE AFTER ABOUT 25 PICTURE SHOTS

  • melson66 Dec 29, 2008

    I also have a kodak and the same happened with that. The solution was to use the kodak batteries which hold their charge for hundreds of pics. I recently received an HP 735 which was old but still working. The same happened. It had duracell batteries in. I put in a set of fully charged kodak batteries and the symbol showed a full charge. Then I took 3 pics and the symbol went right down to quarter. It still took pics though. But yes this is a problem. There are still lots of these cameras about. So come on HP ... tell us why!!!!


  • Anonymous Feb 09, 2009

    my camera does not turn on gives the massage"batteries depleted camera is shutting down"even when the batteries are fully charged

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What type of batteries are you using ?

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