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Nikon Coolpix 775 autos off within 10 seconds

This is my first digital camera. Bought used on ebay "as is." Camera powers off within 10 to 15 seconds of being turned on. I tried a new battery, but it didn't make any difference. Any ideas?

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This is either due to one of two problems.

I will start with the simple 1 first.

Go to the menu settings, and select the "S" page, at the bottom is selection for AutoOff, check the settings for this. I would suggest 1 min being about average for most users.

Come out of the menu settings, and leave the camera for 1 min it should auto power down in about that time give or take a few seconds.

If this works then that is the problem solved.

The more complex issue is, that if you camera still is affected by short auto shut downs, then you need to buy a new battery. I paid about £5 for one of ebay, so they are available.

Hope this helps


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