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Battery charge

My Epson 800 just arrived a couple of days ago. First thing it said to do was charge batteries 3 times. They said it would take about 3 hrs. first time then unplug and do again, then one more time. I figured about 6 to 7 hrs total according to manual. First time only took about 2 hrs. and other times just a few minutes. I can't get the camera to work as long as manual says. Like 100 pictures with LCD on. On a full charge ????? I can get about 15 pictures and thats with messing around with the buttons etc. before it starts cutting out and the low bat. indecater is on the screen. Anyone else having this problem?

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Re: battery charge

Put 2 batteries in flashlight and ran completely dead. Charged them in 1hr. 50min. Pulled plug per directions for first time charge and plugged back in. Light went out in about 10 - 15 min. Plugged in third time with same results. Is this normal. Haven't tried them in camera yet.

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