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Lens wont shut completely

My cover for my lens doesnt shut all the way also my batteries are draining very fast. I'm wondering if this is a result of the lens not shutting or being hung up, anyones help will be greatly appreciated! Aaron

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  • Aaron Murray Jul 28, 2006

    i have been using regular AA batteries with this camera thus far i just recently purchased rechargeable so i will see what this does!

  • nut-nut Dec 01, 2007

    I have a samsung 2730 digital camera. Recently my AA batteries are being drained while camera is off. I have put in two new sets of batteries and they both are drained after taking a few picutres.



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Hello, as you said lens cover does not shut it means camera is in working mode so naturally it drains the batteries. Actually the problem is in the lens assy. so go to samsung shop. good luck...

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The camera's lens sutters won't cause battery problems. Quite often the shutters get knocked slightly out of line or maybe the solenoid get's a Bit dry. The batteries maybe the problem. Are they getting a bit old or are they not being fully charged? This would cause premature shut down of the camera and even stop the shutter solenoid from operating due to insufficient voltage. The camera itself is designed to close itself down after so many minutes of none use and unless a light or two stays on the camera is indeed closing down. Buy yourself a new set of 2600Mah NimH batteries, make sure they're fully charged and try them. It should solve your problem.BMW

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