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Camera will not stay on

Turn camera on i have a flashing battery above the words saying for use with compatible battery only then shuts down,can you please help me
kind regards bob

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  • sefeba Feb 05, 2008

    I have the same problem. And that solution is no useful because you do not have enough time to go to the menu, it turns off very quick. Please help.

  • Anonymous Jul 17, 2008

    same problem same camera!

  • Anonymous Aug 27, 2008

    I bought a SONY DSC-S750 3 months ago. Since last week, when i turn the
    camera on, appears the message "for use with compatible battery only".
    The battery came with the camera. The camera was bought in a big store
    in Philadelphia. I WILL NEVER BUY A SONY CAMERA AGAIN. I already tried
    to reset, tried to remove the battery and the problem persists.

  • Anonymous Nov 12, 2008

    same problem and power off very fast



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Please check if the battery supplied is an NPBG1 battery.

or try this...

1.turn the unit on the menu button
3. select setup
4. inside setup and search for setup 1 (option with a toolbox icon with a number at the bottom.)
5. inside setup1, pls select initialize and reply with OK to evety prompt(using the center button)
6.if succesfull(you'll get clock settings)
7.set the date and time then try the camera again.

if this does not work.... call sony cust service 1800-222-7669

Posted on Jan 30, 2008


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