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Digital camera I have a nikon coolpix 4600 it has stopped working, the screen sais batteries exhausted, I have replaced the batteries with the same result. This cammera is a replacement for my last camera a HP 5.3 (935 hp photosmart) that has the exact same symptoms. Can anyone help?

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  • John Brien Jan 17, 2009

    nikon coolpix s2 has error message "Warning!!Battery Exhausted".   Camera does not function.  Battery replaced and recharged with backup battery and brand new battery (both Li-ion).  Camera is about 2 yrs old.   HELP !!!!!

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No firmware upgrade available yet, but did you set the camera settings to the TYPE of battery you are using? Go to Setup, chose Battery, then set type - alkaline, lith, metal hyd, etc and see if that helps.

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    rboett3930 A big THANK YOU to you!! I have been battling with this problem for some while and in fact have started searching for a new camera. You have sorted the problem for me!! Many thanks!

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I had this exact same problem. i had taken out a 3 year guarantee with jessops where i bought it so i just sent it back to them and they repaired it for free. it now works :) i don't know what they did so i can't help personally but i know that if you send it to someone who knows their camera stuff they should be able to fix it :)

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As far as I know the "batteries exhausted" message is unique to nikon, and it's also a relatively common problem with nikons. What was wrong with the HP? After you get the batteries exhausted message, does the camera really stop working, or can you keep shooting? I know it as an incorrect reading problem, that you can keep shooting regardless of the message. Can you get anything at all out of the batteries, or does it give the message and shuts down? Are you using NiMH batteries(you should), or alkalines?(not a good idea, The internal resistance is too high and because of the heavy current load, you wind up with too much voltage drop). Don't throw away your "exhausted" ones. They will still perform in lower current devices such as a walkman, they just don't cut it for a digicam. (when you do throw it, do us all a favor and use a battery disposal facility ;] ). The error might clear with a firmware upgrade. Good luck!

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cover is not properly latched.
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connected.
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monitor: memory card is not formatted for use in your
camera.
• Message "OUT OF MEMORY" appears in monitor:
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Seems you may just have to remove and replace the battery - sort of like a Windows Restart to fix a computer problem! - this would reset your camera's memory.

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