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I ordered a Vivitar camera through a catalog. It came with 2 sets of AA batteries and the Vivitar battery charger. I was charging the batteries as instructed before using them. The batteries exploded and ruined the charger. The batteries were in the charger about 10 hours when they exploded. I checked to see if possibly I had put the batteries in wrong, they were in the charger correctly. I would like a new charger and 1 set of batteries as the second set of batteries has not been charged yet. Please instruct me as how to get the replacement charger. Thank you, Faith

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Email at support@vivtar.com or US can call 1-800-592-9541 (calls appear to be answered in India) to see if they will replace them. You may also purchase your own charger and batteries at Wal-Mart, K-Mart, Target, Office Depot, Staples, etc. They run about $30.

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