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Date keeps resetting, when camera is turned off

Hi I followed directions on setting the date, time as per manual. Everytime the camera is turned off and than go to use it the next time it is reset, have to put new date and time, is this an easy fix?? Thanks Bob

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Hi, the problem why evrytime you turn on your camera you need to be set the date/time is the capacitor inside of the camera you need to do is replace with new one.it is easy if you now how to repair electronics or if you have knowldege. try to bring to service center and for sure they will charge a minimun charges.

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