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Batteries no matter what kind of batteries i put in the camera says needs battery low. sometimes the lens retractor gets stuck. I only got this camera in july.

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Re: batteries

I returned my camera and they fixed it. They gave ma a refurbished one and there is no more problems.

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

Re: batteries

I also faced the same problem. But When I used Duracell AA batteries the problem was solved. But the problem continued with other batteries like Rayovac

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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Re: batteries

Are you using alkaline batteries? If so, consider rechargeable NiMH AA batteries instead. Digital cameras are notorious alkaline battery eaters. By comparison, modern NiMH rechargeable batteries will last much longer per use/charge than ANY alkaline battery (up to 5 times longer). If you don't have them, get them, you won't regret it. Look for a power rating on the package of at least 2,500 mah.

Posted on Jan 03, 2008

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It seems your camera Lens got stuck in open condition, This will happens due to two reason.

1) Either your camera battery got died or need to be recharged or replace.
2) Your camera is malfunctioning and need service (repair).

To resolve the problem. first check battery indicator on your camera, If battery indicator shows battery low, than you need to charge it or you need to replace your battery.

Follow the instruction to retract camera lens:-
1) Turn on your camera.
2) Press the Playback button on the back of your camera. The lens on your camera should retract.

If problem still not resolved then your device need to be serviced (Repair).

Rating the solution is highly appreciated...Good Luck.

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You can try to pull or push on the lens as it is turned on. Sometimes you may be able to re-align the lens on it's tracks. Sometimes this cannot happen because of some parts which are broken.

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Using the cheap, low capacity rechargeable batteries, I could only get a few shots off. With the high capacity ones, I can do 40 or so easily.

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