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I was given a VZ1 VHS movie cam. When I insert the battery

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I was given a VZ1 VHS movie cam. When I insert the battery and turn it on it powers up then after 10 seconds or so it turns itself off. Why??? What am I doing wrong. Should I download the insrtuction manual?? The battery is fully charged.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Richard replied 11 months ago.

Hi there and welcome John

When it turns off, does it turn off instantly or does it say it is shutting down?