When installed new batteries, whether it be rechargable or alkaline, the camera shuts off when i go to take a picture. I push the picture button and the camera shuts off. What's the deal. I've looked online for help, there doesnt seem to be any. Help please. This camera is only a year or so old.
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This camera takes AA size batteries, which can be rechargeable or just disposable Alkaline cells. You would
have got a set of alkaline AAs with the camera, and when these expire,
you just put in a fresh set, that you can buy anywhere. They don't need to be Samsung. DON'T use cheap
zinc or "long life" AAs, though. They are not up to the task, and can
leak and corrode your camera.
NiMH batteries with a capacity of 2700mAH are available, and these will last longer, per charge, than name brand alkalines, as well as being rechargeable. You can buy these with a charger fairly cheaply now (though they obviously cost more than disposables). You will probably want two sets, one to be on charge while you use the other.
For digital cameras you should use either Rechargeable(whith high Ampere) or high performance alkaline batteries (ie. Lithium Duracel or Enegizer) normal alkaline batteries will not be able to charge the Flash. If you are useing high performance batteries then it is sadly your camera which is faulty. repairing it you could but it is cheaper to get a new camera.
It''s the battery..you need to buy rechargable batteries or lithium batteries. These batteries are specialied made for digital cameras. The lense is shutting off and or stuck because there isnt enough power/energy from the batteries. This is also a COMMON problem in these specific models! You can buy recharge batteies wityh the chrager and like 4 aa batteries for around $20.00 at wal-mart..Energizer is a nice one that plugs right into your wall outlet to recharge. My camera Samsung diximax D53 Works great now taht O realized it was teh batteries..No vody told em, and it doesnt specify which batterios to use in teh camera manual..at least I dont think..I even thought the camera came with regular alkaline batteries ( the ones taht wont work fior this camera)?