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Night vision quickly fades out after unit is powered on. If unit is turned off and then on, it will work for several seconds and then fade to black again.

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  • msharak Oct 04, 2009

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  • msharak Oct 04, 2009

    Batteries are duracells dated to expire 2013. I have replaced them with new ones twice. Thanks

  • msharak Oct 04, 2009

    Also wanted to add that the IR illuminater doesn't seem to be effected.

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Im assuming this has batteries,ethier rechargable,or alkaline replaceables,without specfic make and model,all i know so far is nikon night vision,having said that rechargible,battery may not pass load test even though appears to function and charge normally,if this doesnt apply ,bad solder joints or connections on main circuit board,would be the next thing i would inspect, ,you say it works,then it doesnt,as long as power supply is constant and capeable,circuit failure is most likely,power transistor,diode,capacator,ect.,without schematic,visual inspection,and limited,multimeter testing ,hopefully will give you some sign of problem.sorry for the vauge answer,if more tech info is avialable post comment and ill try to help further,hope this helps,aloha from maui todd0708

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Quite simply it sounds as though you've got an outdated battery. They will show a full charge and just after a few minutes use they go dead. This also pertains to rechargeable batteries

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Please specifiy the make and model. Thanks..

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