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I charged the battery and now I receive the following message on the camera display "for use with compatable battery only" then the camera shuts down.

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Make, model?

Some camera's have a setting in the menu, to swich them between, Alkaline, NiMh (Nickel Metal Hydride) and NiCad (Nickel Cadmium) batteries.
Cheers.

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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