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Batteries won't charge?

A year ago I purchased an original Sony InfoLithium NP-F960 OEM battery for my DCR-TRV130. I installed the battery and all was working fine. I plugged the a/c adapter into the camera to charge the battery. Within seconds the yellow charging LED started to blink rapidly. According to the manual that meant the battery was dead. OK, so I let it charge overnight. Same result. I conceded defeat and assumed I was ripped off. Recently bought a new battery, placed it in the camera and it worked great. But when I charged it, I had the same rapidly flashing LED. The camera works fine when the power adapter is plugged in. I put a meter on both batteries and they read 7.36 volts. The contacts on the adapter reads 8.39 volts.
It there something I'm doing wrong or do I own some expensive paperweights?


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I would return it and get a new one, and if that doesnt work then buy a different one because these ****. I am stuck with mine, but I wouldnt suggest it to anyone...

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