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Battery life My fuji Finepix s3000 does not work for more than a few minutes running time on fresh batteries. I just bought new batteries/charger to confirm this. Is there some kind of short circuit within the camera? Is this a known problem? I've hardly used the camera (partly due to the fact that it always has dead batteries in it).

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Re: battery life

Try buying very high quality recharable batteries. You might have low quality batteries and the camera eats the battery up quickly.

Posted on Mar 24, 2008

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