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Battery life My fuji Finepix s3000 does not work for more than a few minutes running time on fresh batteries. I just bought new batteries/charger to confirm this. Is there some kind of short circuit within the camera? Is this a known problem? I've hardly used the camera (partly due to the fact that it always has dead batteries in it).

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  • Enichols002 Mar 16, 2008

    The batteries go dead as soon as I switch to camera settings after a few snap shots. Why?

  • Anonymous Apr 13, 2008

    My Fuji S3000 eats batteries alive... I have bought several sets of new rechargeable batteries presumed to be of good quality, and they last only a few minutes. Are there INTERNAL BATTERIES in this camera that may have gone bad? What are the recommended batteries for this camera?

  • vagrant May 14, 2008

    Doesn't matter what quality batteries are used,

    I have also cleaned the battery terminals and it still dies within a few minutes. Someone told me a while back that they can have a internal short that drains batteries fast but no fix for it.

    I am still looking for a solution.

  • Abbayoyo Jun 03, 2008

    I also have the same problem. I've tried a few different brands of rechargeable batteries and standard AAs also. After putting fresh batteries in the camera it shows low battery after only a few minutes of use. If I put fresh batteries in the camera and never turn the camera on, when I do go to turn it on the batteries are already dead. It seems the camera drains the batteries both when it is in use and when it's off. It also never retains the date/time setting.

  • gaurav lalwani
    gaurav lalwani Dec 27, 2013

    is there no solution for this? This is the exact same problem that is happening with my camera.



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Try buying very high quality recharable batteries. You might have low quality batteries and the camera eats the battery up quickly.

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