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I just got my camera yesterday and it came with batteries. it kept saying low battery so i put new batteries in it and it keeps saying low batteries. they are the right batteries that the booklet said, what do i do? is it the batteries or the camera?

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This is pure speculation, these cameras are fussy on batteries and my first thought was that you were trying to use Alkaline or the ones that came with the camera. First the contacts on the batteries my be oily from handling I generally clean 'em by rubbing the contacts against my Blue Jeans. If you are using rechargeable then they need to be charges up real well before using them in a camera.
I doubt the camera is at fault and would suggest using rechargeable type batteries.
The next thing that may be happening by some fluke is the card could be protected I'll give you a diagram and you will also need to format the card Formatting the memory card makes the card ready to accept pictures from the camera to the card Happy New Yeari just got my camera - tri3mast_52.jpg

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