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Rechargeable Battery won't charge

I have my Fuji A340 and the charging cradle but it won't charge the battery. I bought a new battery thinking maybe that was the problem, but the camera battery still won't charge. Normal AA's will work but when I put my camera on the cradle, the charge light doesnt come on. I can turn my camera on and use it while plugged in with the AC power, but for whatever reason the battery won't charger.

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I think this is a general Fuji design fault in the camera circuitry. I have an older F455 which has exactly the same problem and I did the same - bought new batteries only to discover that didn't help. The only solution is to spend even more money for a stand alone battery charger.

Posted on Jan 26, 2007

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