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System down with message "Lithium Battery Only"

My camera started showing message "***Lithium Battery Only***" then shut down automatically.

The battery is fully charged and I've tried another battery. Looks like the protection circuit can not recognise the battery properly.

Anyone has clue and suggetion?

Thanks,

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Yes, I have seen this problem in the workshop. The problem is not with the battery, but with your camera.

The automatic AC-DC switching cct of the DC-DC converter is faulty. Depending on the model of your camcorder ( I think you have one? ) this could either be quite a cheap repair or more expensive than a new camcorder.

A older model would most likely not be worth repair.

Sorry about the bad news.

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