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Camera CX7430 battery problems

I have a Kodak CX7430 and lately the batteries are running out quickly. I have tried the rechargeable batteries, they don't work. Sometimes I can put new batteries in and they won't work at all. I am thinking something is wrong with the camera but not sure what to do. Please help.
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  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2008

    I have the same exact problem. A red light flashes by the view finder and a green light flashes next to the off/on, etc "wheel". New batteries, new rechargable batteries. Nothing works. Occassionally it will extend the lens but the cover won't open. Now it just flashes those lights and goes dead.

  • kellgraphc Feb 19, 2008

    I have the exact same problem with the CX7430. If anyone figures this out, please email me. Thanks!

  • jphowser Dec 05, 2008

    I have the same problem. After reading all the blogs, I am going to buy some lithium batteries? We let you know!

  • PairOfTwins Dec 20, 2008

    Our CX7430 was getting very demanding with batteries, finally only flashing green and red lights and powering off even with new digital camera batteries. THEN I REMOVED THE SD MEMORY CARD and it powered up!

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2009

    Yup, exact same problem as everyone else. Was thinking about buying the rechargeable battery, but then realised I would need the charger to go with it, which all comes to about £25-30!! Ridiculous. Don't wanna buy another camera, just want this one to work.

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  • Anonymous Apr 15, 2009

    same problem , my camera just died , I tried new batteries but nothing changed....

  • Anonymous May 11, 2009

    When I power it on the green and red lights both flash 10 times; then it powers itself off. And these are new rechargeables!



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The company suggests lithium batteries. That has not helped! We are sending the camera to Kodak.

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