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Even when new batteries are inserted-low battery signal

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Even when new batteries are inserted-low battery signal comes on and camera is inoperatable If the camera is shut off and turned back on ,it will then sometimes work. What is triggering this?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Pete replied 2 years ago.

Hi there,

This can be caused by contamination on the battery terminal contacts inside the camera - try cleaning them by rubbing with an alcohol wipe.

If that doesn't help, then the camera's charge detection circuitry may be faulty and the camera will require a repair.