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Minolta maxxum 5000i

Camera has never been a sat for about 6-9 months and I needed to replace the battery...replaced it and nothing...I get a slight beep and still nothing...does this sound like a major problem...I checked the battery points and they look clean... any help greatly appreciated.... thanks, Dave (South Jersey)

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Re: Minolta maxxum 5000i

It may be worth the effort to try one more battery. Lithium batteries may show good on a tester or meter but still be too weak to power a camera. A good photo store should let you try the battery before you purchase it.

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