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Your solution? I am using brand new Energizer Industrial alkaline batteries. Should I be using something else? They seem to work fine in my wife's 675(?). Thanks

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Alkaline batteries just don't have the power for more than a few pics in most digital camera. Some may even have problems just powering startup of the camera. Digital cameras for the most part should only be used with rechargeable NiMH batteries. Walmart sells these for around $7 for a package of four (about $15-19 for the batteries with charger). Keep in mind they'll save you big bucks in the long run over alkalines, AND they'll last for at least 100 pictures per charge (and probably many many more). You'll be very pleased with their performance, and may slap yourself for not buying them sooner. When at the store, look on the package for a power rating of at least 2500 mah.

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I put new batteries into the camera but it continually tells me "low battery". What's wrong??? Do I need a specific brand or type of battery?


Yes, you are correct.


Digital camera need a high drain battery like NIMH or ALKALINE type, and don't a multi purpose ( standard battery).

My favorite battery is Energizer 2500 mAH ( recharged type).

Please check the battery you are using right now and replace it as guided above. If there is no internal problem on your digital camera, this recommend batteries will working just fine.


Regards,

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2. Ni-Cd rechargeable battery (Sanyo brand)
3. Lithium not rechargeable battery (Energizer E2)
4. Alkaline not rechargeable battery (Energizer brand)

The site where you can see their prices and make order is http://www.batterycanada.com/pro415.asp

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Switch from alkaline batteries to pre-charged Nickel Metal-hydride (NiMH).
My best experience is with these batteries:
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#3 Energizer (rechargeable)

Find them at WalMart or online

"pre-charged" are new technology rechargeable batteries. They are GREAT! They outlast alkaline at least 15 times per charge.

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You might be doing the same so what you need to do is check to see what mAh the batteries you're using. I was using Energizer rechargables with 1300mAh when the camera stopped working and switched to 2500mAh rechargables (on the advice of a friend) as a last desperate attempt to get it to work and it solved my problem. I got 2500mAh Energizer rechargables and would advise the same but you should go for batteries with at least 2100mAh.

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