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Battery EXTREMELY Exhausted

I bought my digital camera (Nikon Coolpix 3) about a year ago. On Friday, May 18, I hosted a party which I planned to photo-document. I had taken about three pictures when the camera gave me the "Warning: Battery Exhausted" message. I thought, "no big deal, get new batteries." I replaced the batteries with brand new ones and immediately received the "Warning: Battery Exhausted" message upon turning it on. I have tried at least 5 more pair of batteries from different manufacturers and continually turn on the camera only to receive the "Warning: Battery Exhausted" message. Please help.

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  • Morgan Hanna May 25, 2007

    This has not been a problem in the past year, I have simply used regular Double A Duracells, Energizers, etc.

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    I love my Nikon cool pix L3, that is I did until it started going through batteries like crazy. I'm lucky to get one picture in before I get the dredded "WARNING!! BATTERY EXHAUSTED" message. It turns out it wasnt using up the batteries because even brand new batteries won't make it work. ANy suggestions???

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Anonymous

As the other person says Nimh rechargable batteries are the best....Also somewhere in the menu system you will find that you need to define which type of battery you are using, this may be the cause...Nikon UK have an excellent after care team if all else fails.

Posted on May 25, 2007

  • Mickey Mouse Aug 02, 2011

    The problem is NOT with the batteries.
    We bought 2 of these cameras, one is good the other is not ... we swapped batteries and it all points to a fault in the camera NOT the batteries!

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Anonymous

You MUST use rechargeable batteries , like NiMh , with charger for that kind of battery , and your problem will go ...

Posted on May 25, 2007

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