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Camera turns off when taking picture

My camera was working well until the batteries died today. It flashed the red battery on the screen and then turned off (which is normal). I put new batteries in and attempted to take a picture. When I pressed the button to take a picture the camera turned off. At first I thought I messed up and accidentally held down the power button instead of the picture-taking button. So I tried to take a picture again and it shut off again. All other buttons work... I can view my photos too. I tried to take a video too, but it also shut off when I pressed the button to start shooting. So then I tried to take a picture using the timer. Everything was fine, it counted down fine and did the three beeps... then when it got to the time to snap the photo it shut off!

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You just have to do this thats it and your problem is solved
the normal batteries some times you get it new but does not support.this is the only solution.

2800MAh batteries - fix your Fuji problems.

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Hi,

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.

If you need anymore help let me know.

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Try changing the battery brand and see if this helps..I seem to have the same issue with my camera with certain battery brands..Solved my problem by switching brands..

Posted on Jun 21, 2008

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