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Camera turns off by itself

Power Save is turned off, I am using nickel-metal hydride batteries, and the camera just turns off by itself in the middle of taking a picture. Help

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I have a similar problem.. I recently found out it mostly happened when I was squeezing the right side of the camera or touching the card slot cover in some way... and I discovered that the camera turns off when you open the card slot cover, so it probably has to do with contacts that touch too easily and make the camera turn off when you shake the card slot cover somehow. Now that I know the source I'll see if there's a solution. Hope this helps!

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I have put fresh batteries in my Canon Power Shot S1 camera and it still will not come on? Can you help me?


Contact failures may have occurred between the camera and the batteries.


Confirming that the [Memory Card / Battery Cover] is securely closed

If the [Memory Card / Battery Cover] is not securely closed, the power of the camera may not turn on.


Close the [Memory Card / Battery Cover] securely, and then turn the power on.


Clean the battery terminals with a dry cotton swab that has a fine and soft tip, and then re-insert the batteries.

If your camera uses four AA-size alkaline batteries supplied with the camera, follow the procedure below. In addition to Alkaline batteries you may use optional nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries.

1. Be sure that the camera power is off.

2. Slide the battery cover lock in the direction of the arrow, and push the battery cover slightly forward. Then open the cover.
batts_step1.gif 3. Insert the batteries as shown.
batts_step2.gif 4. Close the battery cover.
batts_step3.gif * For the PowerShot S2 IS, PowerShot S3 IS, and PowerShot S5 IS the batteries are inserted in a slightly different order, please refer to the decal inside the battery door for the correct order.
Installing batteries in cameras with 2 batteries. If your camera uses two AA-size alkaline batteries supplied with the camera, follow the procedure below. In addition to Alkaline batteries you may use optional nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries. Please see the various examples to find which type matches your camera.
Example 1:

  1. Be sure that the camera power is off.
  2. Slide the battery/memory card cover lock in the direction of the arrow (1.gif), and press down while opening the cover (2.gif).

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  3. Insert the batteries as shown and close the battery / memory card cover.

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Example 2:
  1. Be sure that the camera power is off.
  2. Slide the battery cover lock in the direction of the arrow, and open the cover.

    battery_loading_1.gif battery_loading_2.gif
  3. Insert the batteries as shown.

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  4. Close the battery cover.
* For the PowerShot A300 and PowerShot A310 the battery polarity is reversed.

Dec 05, 2010 | Canon Digital Cameras

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I just put new batteries in my kodak easyshare c913 but will not turn on


Make sure you are using rechargable batteries. Normal batteries are not strong enough. Try using either rechargable Lithium Ion batteries, or rechargable Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) batteries. These are much stronger and should give you a good battery life.
Let me know if this helps :)

Feb 27, 2010 | Kodak EasyShare C913 Digital Camera

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No matter how often I replace the batteries, the camera loses power and won't turn on or off.


Make sure you use rechargeable batteries, as normal ones aren't strong enough. Rechargable Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) batteries are recomended for cameras, as they are powerful.

Feb 24, 2010 | Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera

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I charged the battery and now I receive the following message on the camera display "for use with compatable battery only" then the camera shuts down.


Make, model?

Some camera's have a setting in the menu, to swich them between, Alkaline, NiMh (Nickel Metal Hydride) and NiCad (Nickel Cadmium) batteries.
Cheers.

Oct 01, 2009 | Digital Cameras

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Well i tried to take a picture and i took it and then it turned off once i took the picture


Sounds like the batteries.

Digital cameras are noteably, very demanding power suckers.
If they don't have brand new batteries, they shut off.

They requre top brand (Energizer or Duracell) batteries, and once they are used for even a short time; they will not be enough either.
(Dont' throw them out though, other less demanding things like Remote controlls will gladly use them for years)

The best bet is to use Rechargeable batteries, or have a $100/month budget for duracells.

Statistics you will need to look for in Rechargeable batteries are:

Type; Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd) or Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH)

The Metal Hydride rechargeable battery is best since it charges faster and retains it charge longer, the old fashioned Nickel Cadmium battery used to be the best, but not any longer.

Rating: 900mAh; 1800mAh; 2200mAh; others not mentioned.

Unimportant note: The mAh means Milli Amphere Hours, which means how much power the battery cell will hold when fully charged. It is measured in Ampheres (Amps) per Hour, or in this case Milliamperes (1/1000 of an amp), but that's not important to know; all rechargeable batteries are rated by this number.

The number of mAh's you want are about 1000 or more,

Generally it's the more mAh's you have the more you can take pictures. Such as 900mAh will get about 50 to 250 pictures, but 1800mAh will get you twice as much.

Last note on Rechargable batteries: Only use a LiMH charger for LiMH batteries, and use a NiCd Charger for NiCd batteries.
If a charger dosn't say what type of batteiries it charges, it's the old fashioned NiCd (Nickel Cadmium) from the 1900's when that was the only type of rechageable battery.

Good luck with your Digital Camera.





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New batteries act flat in Olympus camera!


Do not use "ordinary" alkaline batteries. Try using rechargeable batteries like nickel cadmium or nickel metal hydride.

Mar 10, 2009 | Olympus Camedia D-435 Digital Camera

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Batteries


You can try switching over to 2500 mAh Nickel Metal Hydride rechargeable batteries and you will see a difference.
Digital cameras with zoom lens need more power than what can be supplied by ordinary batteries.

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Power On the Kodak C633


akaline batteries batteries are not powerful enough to last more than a few shots, maybe 15 or 20 depending on the lcd screen if its running all that time.
use a much heavier NiMh (nickel metal hydride)
they last for 50 to 100 shots.
if you still have the issue then its a camera circuit issue
Consider rechargeable as they save a fortune

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Time for a new camera.

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Batteries always low


If you're using regular alkaline batteries that?s fairly common. If you want longer life most people purchase rechargeable nickel-metal hydride batteries and a charger. Depending on the camera you?ll get 40 or more flash images out of a charging. I have two sets, one in the camera and one in the charger. Expect to pay about $5 to $10 for a set of four and around $10 or $20 for a charger, make sure its for nickel-metal hydride batteries and not the old style nickel-cadmium. Good luck and don?t forget to rate this post.

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