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I have had my camera for over a year now without a problem. It is a Sony Cybershot 7.2 Megapixels. Everytime I turn it on a black screen and the message - "For Use with Compatible Battery Only" comes on and then it shuts down before I can take a picture. My battery is a Sony, G Type, Lithium Ion, NP-BG1. I have two of these batteries and I've charged them both fully and nothing seems to help. Is it the battery or the camera? Help! Thanks!

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  • radfam2008 Jul 17, 2008

    No - they are the same batteries I have always had.

  • Anonymous Aug 01, 2008

    hi there,go a dsc n1.

    lost the charger so got a new one and charged the battery that came with the camera (np-bg1)

    when i turn the unit on after a few seconds it says "for use with compatible battery only" and shuts off.

    any input greatly appeciated. regards KEV

  • Anonymous Aug 01, 2008

    got a new charger and know the camera says for use with compatible battery only and shuts down.

    its tappreciated---------regards kevhe same battery that came with the camera.

    any input greatly

  • solysite2 Sep 02, 2008

    I've the same problem as well, when i turn on my Camera, it says For use with compatible battery only then switch itself off before i take a picture. i bought this camera 6 months ago, the battery that i'm using is the original battery, i thought the problem might be with the battery, bought a new battery G Type, same error occured. it's a brand new camera, 7.2 megapixel.


  • Glenn Upton-Fletcher May 11, 2010

    Have you recently changed batteries. Bought new ones?

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Just now i bought sony camera dsc-s750 i m wondering after i show all this comment,,,,that will be happent with my camera????????????????tks kdek

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I bought a SONY DSC-S750 3 months ago. Since last week, when i turn the camera on, appears the message "for use with compatible battery only". The battery came with the camera. The camera was bought in a big store in Philadelphia. I WILL NEVER BUY A SONY CAMERA AGAIN. I already tried to reset, tried to remove the battery and the problem persists.

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Hi
There is a sentence which i cannot figure out the your wrote in your initial description of your poblem. I think it is meant to be the error message you are getting here is what i read as part of
""For Use with Compatible Battery Only&quot"

Can you try and post it again. From your response i still have te suspicion it could be the batteries, but your error message will help.

Regards

Posted on Jul 17, 2008

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