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Kodak Z712 IS

Can't find a battery that works over 5 -10 pictures. I have been trying the rechargeable 2X NI-MH AA

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Re: Kodak Z712 IS

How many pictures can you take with alkaline batteries?
The initial voltage of NI-MH is low and when it discharges, the voltage drop lower to a point where it is not high enough for the electric circuits of the camera. Alkaline batteries hold their voltage better.
Try SANYO eneloop recharchable batteries. They don't drop their voltage.

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

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Does this camera operate on regular AA bateries. Put 2 brand new ones in and it will not power up. The manual says Kodak does not "support" Alkaline batteries....

Probably this old chat may help you to resolve your problem.
From site:

Kodak EasyShare C663 Specifications
  • 6 megapixels
  • 3x optical zoom / 5x digital zoom
  • autofocus
  • auto exposure
  • JPEG file format
  • ISO 100-400
  • 2 AA batteries
  • movie mode w/sound
  • 2.5" LCD screen
  • Part Number:C663
  • Release Date:Jan 12, 2006
chrissy66 (12/10/2007)reply to this comment (by James DeRuvo - 12/12/2007)Sounds to me like your lens may have come out of alignment. Was it dropped recently? Since your camera is still under warranty, the best thing you can do is have Kodak should fix it. If your camera is out of warranty, or if Kodak refuses to repair it for free, the one thing you can try is to try resetting the camera.

Kodak is also of the opinion that lens errors also occur when you use batteries not recommended by Kodak.

I recently chatted with a kodak specialist about this issue and he recommends changing your batteries to NiMh rechargeable batteries. These are the batteries that the camera is designed to use and using other types - like alkalines, can often cause the lens error to occur. If that doesn't work, then the camera indeed does need repair.

Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (AA Size): These Ni-MH AA batteries last up to twice as long as alkaline batteries when used in your Digital Camera - and you can recharge them up to 1000 times in our rapid charger.

Oxy-Alkaline Digital Camera Battery (AA Size).

CRV3 Lithium Batteries: A non-rechargeable battery designed specifically for today's feature-rich cameras. This battery is the obvious choice for speed performance, and long life. It delivers faster flash recycle times and lasts up to 10% longer than our previous design!

Ni-MH Rechargeable Battery Pack: Provides exceptional capacity with its 2.5 hour fast charge cycle time; can be recharged up to 1000 times in the EasyShare Camera Dock or EasyShare Rapid Charger,

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What type of batteries do you need for the Samsung S860 Digital Camera?


The camera takes 2 x AA disposable or rechargeable batteries.


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What kind of rechargeable battery goes in the Kodak Easyshare Z710?

Z710 can use:
KODAK Rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries (AA Size): These Ni-MH AA batteries last up to twice as long as alkaline batteries when used in your KODAK Digital Camera and KODAK EASYSHARE Ni-MH Rechargeable Battery Pack: Provides exceptional capacity with its 2.5 hour fast charge cycle time; can be recharged up to 1000 times in the EasyShare Camera Dock or EasyShare Rapid Charger.

For more information on your camera plese follow this link:

Dec 17, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare Z710 Digital Camera

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I Have the Problem with my Easyshare Z712 IS Batteries

Here are the steps:
1. Make sure you will install a new or fully charged battery/batteries into your camera.Pls. use lithium batteries Ni-Mh or rechargeable Batteries (2000 M.Amp or higher).
2. Clean the battery contacts.
a. Remove the battery/batteries and the memory card from your camera, then wipe the battery contacts with a soft, clean cloth.
b. Reinstall the battery/batteries into your camera
3. Without the memory card,turn on your camera.

Contact KODAK:

Dec 03, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare Z712 Digital Camera

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Won't use rechargeable batteries

It could be due to the fact that some rechargeable batteries are slightly different shapes and the nobbly bit on the + end doesn't reach far enough in, as it is the case with Maplin AA batteries.
In my case I placed a small drop of solder with a soldering iron on the + nipple and now they reach into any device.

Nov 26, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare C633 Digital Camera

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Hello i put in new batteries into my camera today and it wont turn! and yes i put the batteries in

Are you using the AA alkaline battery? If yes try to reverse the orientation of the battery instead of positive negative make it negative positive

Now if your using new rechargeable make sure thats the AA Ni-MH this Ni-MH is highly recommended for your camera C743

Nov 11, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare C743 Digital Camera

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Batteries will not recharge on Kodak EasyShareDX4330 Camera dock seems to be working fine otherwise.

if your are using the ordinary AA rechargeable battery it will not charge., Camera dock will charge only on a 2 Pack AA battery like KAA2HR batteries or the 2 AA battery that attached together (Ni-MH rechargeable battery pack )

What type of battery are using?

try to purchased KAA2HR

Nov 05, 2009 | Kodak EasyShare DX4330 Digital Camera

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Installed new batteries and the camera will not turn on. The camera has been sitting up for 6 mo. with no use. We used energizer lithium batteries.

Try using recomended batteries:
optional KODAK EASYSHARE Docks with 1 KODAK Ni-MH Rechargeable Digital Camera Battery KAA2HR; 2 Ni-MH batteries AA, 2 lithium batteries AA; 1 KODAK Lithium Digital Camera Battery CRV3; KODAK Ni-MH 2100mAh Battery Pack, KODAK Digital Camera Battery AA (ZR6); KODAK Alkaline Digital Camera Batteries AA; 3 volt DC input AC adapter

You can even contact Kodak direct and they will send you a free CRV3 battery to test with.

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Battery life of kodak easy share is 2 pictures ... if that

Please check what type of batteries are these.
Z1085 will only work with LITHIUM AA's, Lithium CRV3 (you have to make sure it's not Ni-mh crv3) and a rechargeable KLIC 8000 Lithium-ion battery pack (the blue one). It will not work with any other type of rechargeable battery but KLIC 8000. If you're trying to use ni-mh rechargeables, it will really not work.

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EasyShare Z712IS

the camera will work with any brand of lithium but only the KLIC 8000 battery will work as a rechargeable

please look at your getting started guide and check page 1, there's an illustration of the 3 types of batts that will work:
lithium crv3, lithium aa and klic 8000
ni-mh is really not compatible

please check at the bottom of your camera, the three types of batts I mentioned are engraved at the battery door

thank you

Dec 31, 2007 | Kodak EasyShare Z612 Digital Camera

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