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Terribly short battery life all a sudden (4 or 5 pics with any kind of batteries)

Ive mostly used those green and whote Durcaell rechargeable ACUU (DC 1500 NiMH) batteries which take maybe 200 pics with no flash.
However all a sudden I put in a newly charged pair of these green/white rechargeable batteries and it took maybe 4 pictures with no flash before dying. (I thought maybe the problem was with my charger, and they just didnt charge). But then i bought a brand new pair of regular Duracells and put them in and it took like only 5 pictures with no flash before dying.
I dont see how my camera could all a sudden be drawing so much energy and wasting the battery right away. Maybe I need to try some more batteries? What could be the problem, I cant have a camera that needs new batteries every 5 pictures!

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  • joshed24 Aug 06, 2008

    I think i just got very unlucky and the Durcaell rechargeable ACUU (DC
    1500 NiMH) batteries didnt charge for some reason and I got a pack of dud Duracells. I bought a new pack of regular batteries and they worked fine taking a bunch of pictures.
    Now im curious if my rechargeables are broken and no longer hold charges or my charger isn't charging.
    Unfortunately now my cam is lost/stolen. such bad luck.



  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2009

    I've had my digital camera for about 2 years. I've always used Duracell rechargeables; usually I can take about 100 pics no problem before I need to change them. All of a sudden, my camera would take about 10 pics before the batteries died. I've tried non-rechargeables and even bought a new pair of rechargeables with a new charger, and I still keep having the same problem!

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Use only lithium batteries

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