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Camera will turn on and then turn off, while screen continuously flashes

As soon as the camera is turn on, the battery icorn is shown to be empty though, it is full, the screen flashes continuously and will do this until it turn off by itself. Each time the screen is on it gives the message rec. folder 101mscdf

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I have had this problem with both a DSC-P72 and a DSC-P92 (same camera but 5 Mega pixelCamera will turn on and then turn off, while scree - 1.gif) They do need real good batteries, when the camera shut’s down I can run MP3 players or flashlights with those batteries for quit a while before those devices are dead.

I was traveling overseas once and installed “fresh” carbon batteries and the camera wouldn’t work at all. I had no photos on that trip until I found some alkaline batteries.

I even have bought 2 “dead” cameras1.gif to find that they work fine with REALLY GOOD batteries. So try it again before dumping the camera.

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