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When I plug the camera in to charge I get a flashing red light indicating a charge error. The camera is only 6 months old. Why won't it charge?

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  • aliformica Aug 29, 2008

    I have the same exact problem. I haven't been able to use my camera more than a few times, when I first bought it (about 8 mos or so ago). Now when I try to charge it - since it wont even turn on - the light flashes red. It is obviously not charging and I don't know why. I would think the battery should last longer than 8 mos, considering how expensive it is to buy a new battery. I really hope I don't need to buy a new one.

  • amy_taylor20 Nov 15, 2008

    Same problem here! And no where in my manual does it tell me what to do when the charger flashes red like that. I am guessing the battery needs to be replaced but I was just using it fine the other week and have never had an issue with this. What gives??? $50 for a new battery when the camera was expensive enought just kind of sucks to me. Anyone have any other suggestions or solutions for this or am I right in assuming I need a new battery? Thanks so much

  • theslug Nov 16, 2008

    Hi.I also bought my camera about 8 months ago as a reconditioned unit.again i have been using it no problem then suddenly this happens,Casio are no help as the camera only came with a 3 month warranty.Has anyone got any ideas?

  • markd2283 Nov 19, 2008

    Same issue.....after 9 months.....I go tthe blicking light.....now I am super pissed....

  • s_ski84 Nov 25, 2008

    I have the casio exilim ex-s770 and only had it about a year and the camera works on the port but doesn't charge showing a flashing red light when I try. I took it to best buy tech support and they returned it with the same problem. I'm so glad I paid the extra money for their warranty and not fix the problem.

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Hi,I just found a soultion on another website and it appears to have worked for me.Apparently the battery loses it memory when fully discharged,to fix this take a 9v battery and place the terminals + to + and - to - with the camera battery for 30 seconds or so then put the battery back in the camera and charge as normal.I just did this and it seems to be charging and the red light is solid.hope this helps.

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We had the exact same issue and sent it back 3 times to Best Buy (who in the process made our pristine camera look like it was dragged through the street). They (or more precisly, the shop they sent it to) fixed it. When I talked to the shop directly, they said that if the battery gets too low, it loses its memory and needs to be "shocked" back to life. Well, it just happened again, and theslugs solution with the 9-volt battery worked like a charm! :)

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