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Batteries are going dead within 5 min

I have a Fuji Film 3800. I am using rechagable batteries and ever time I put a new set of batteries I can only use it for about 5 min or less before it goes dead again. Can you help me.

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  • Kristin Christopher Apr 28, 2007

    I am using Energizer batteries. The 2 sets of batteries I have tried are brand new, never used. Do you suggest recharging the batteries and try again.

  • Kristin Christopher Apr 28, 2007

    I forgot to mention that the recharger I have is a 15min charger. Does that make a differans with the Energizer batteries.

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What type of rechargables are you using? Ni-Cad are reputed to have a 'memory' so that if recharged whilst not fully run down this is accumulated so that only the new bit of charge is 'active'. So-put the batteries in a torch and leave it on until the batteries are completely flat, then recharge. And/or get a couple of sets of Ni-Mah rechargeable and a suitable charger and start afresh.

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