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Samsung S500 beeps and turns off when i hit shutter

Ill turn on the camera and it apears to be fine but as soon as I hit the shutter button the screen goes black. Nothing I do will get it to turn back on so I hit the power button which results in the camera beeping several times and finally retracting the lens and turning off. Im not sure if this has anything to do with the batteries that I put on the camera (AA Duracell's which arent the best decision but i needed a quick picture of something asap) and dont think i have dropped it recently. Also my Olympus C-725 Ultra Zoom is doing the same thing...weird.

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Re: Samsung S500 beeps and turns off when i hit shutter

If the Olympus is using the exact same batteries as the Canon, there is a high chance that the problem is with the batteries.

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