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Nick van Rhyn Posted on Apr 26, 2007
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Mains powersupply I am looking for the model no. of the power pack for my camera. The batteries run down too soon and I need to take a lot of pictures. The basic question is the positive and negative connections. The socket says 3.0 V DC in.

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If you are thinking of runnig it from the mains supply then you will need a 3v units - a common universal unit from will do it the camera will have a diode thats protects the polarity and a universal power supply with have reversible connectors

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that post is hard to read and no PC model told at all. Cq61?
the PC must run on AC power pack with no battery there.
does it?

99% of all cases like this the battery is bad.
you do know that most charges LIE to you when the battery is bad.
this is a fact, so savvy owner have a good spare battery.
not you so are stuck in a conundrum.
I will not go in to my 10 page thesis on why that happens
but lets so an analogy,
I look at my car and the tires look ok, but up close not.
the charge can not look inside any battery to see 1 cell is bad physically i some odd way.
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If this battery is a Li-ion then when it runs down it may lock itself out. Li-ion batteries start loosing their ability to hold a charge just as soon as they are manufactured. If this camera sat on the shelf for a year, then the battery is dead and perhaps you can recharge it. If these are carbon zinc, or akaline, and they sat on the shelf in the camera, then they are surly dead.



The message appears when the Camera is having some Internal malfunction. If the message re appear after turning off and on, try power resetting the Camera.

Performing a manual power reset

· Turn off the camera.

· Remove the battery pack.

· Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds.

· Allow the camera to remain without power for 60 seconds.

· Reinsert the battery pack.

· Turn on the camera.

To reset the Camera back to factory default, select the INITIALIZE Option from MENU>>SETTINGS>>INITIALIZE>>OK. Reset the camera to factory default to check if the issue can be resolved.

If the issue is still unresolved, service will be required.




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My canon powershot a80 shuts off as soon as i turn it on. what is wrong with it and how do i fix it

Hi;that is look like thats is your battery pack
;/try removed the battery out and used the power pack to power the camera, and lets charge the battery pack for almost 10 -12 hrs that way you willbe sure if its the battery or the camera are the problem...
Hope that help you...

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It really could be the batteries. You may want to buy a very good pair of high power Duracell or Energisers first just to make sure that the problem is not with the camera.

I bought my mother this HDC-1061E camera and it was fine for not very long until it seemed the batteries that came in the camera box ran out. A short time. And I offerred a new pair of batteries I found lying around, they were cheap batteries I would use for something not requiring much power. And they brought the camera on but it went off within a second or two each time.

Though then I recalled an 8.2 mexapixel camera I bought for myself last year made by Kodak, and I found that some cheap batteries would not even turn that camera on. And expensive duracells didn't actually last long at all.

What's the solution? Buy a couple of 4 packs of NiMh (2700, no less) batteries (UniRoss is a good buy for this, around £9.99 a 4 pack in Amazon), and a recharger separately. If you're thinking about the environment you should think about a solar recharger though that will recharge a good amount slower than recharging from the mains (there are some more expensive units, if you look around, that offer solar and mains recharging).

I suggest two 4 packs so you have the batteries you are using, another set to exchange for a long day out (maybe not so long in fact, these cameras eat batteries so quickly), a further pair of emergency batteries, and then a pair kept always at hand at home if you need to load fresh batteries at any time. Recharge as soon as used.
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