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Vivicam 8400 I try to turn the camera on and it keeps shutting off even with new and recharged batteries. I do not know what else to do

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  • tsnelgar Jun 20, 2008

    I have the same problem, I've only had the camera for 1 month

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    Ok, so we know we have a problem. How do we fix it. I spent all this money for a camera I can't even use. The phone number on the booklet is wrong and the phone number on the web is always busy. I would return the damn thing, but now I afraid the address might be wrong too. Anyone have any suggestions?



  • sailingwidow Apr 04, 2009

    hi ive been having this problem not been using my camera since the sailing season finished in november .But it start again tommorw & as it still turning off ect with the fully charged batteries i thought i see if there was anyone else with the problem when i found you ( yes i to found the phone No wrong or busy )
    i thought it was ok to use recharagable batteries or this not the case ? can anyone help need to use camera asap


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I have a ViviCam 8400 and have the same problem UNLESS I buy Duracell Power Pix or Energizer Titanium batteries. These cost more than the regular grade AA batteries, but when I used brand new regular batteries, the camera would turn on for 2 seconds then turn right off. Titanium or Power Pix batteries make the camera work fine. And, because they are made for digital media, they do allow you to use the camera for longer periods of time.

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I drop my 8400 vivitar and the focus lens is stuck and it keeps shutting off. can some one help me please

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I try to turn the camara on dnd it keeps shutting off even with new recharget batteries i do not know what to do

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I cant ON my cam
i put new full charged batteries but still Off.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

I have the same problem , can anyone help? cheers

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