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Old Jul 14, 2010, 3:35 PM   #1
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Default Fujifilm MX1500 power problem

I have a Fujifilm MX1500 which I have owned from new, I guess the camera is around 10 years old now.

Over the years the camera has performed faultlessly but recently, it has developed a fault whereby it switches off after a few seconds.

I have tried using new full charged batteries, turning off the auto power off function and deleting all pics from the 64mb smart media card, but the problem persists. I have lost the external power supply so cant test it with this, but IM fairly sure the new 2700ma rechargable batteries are OK.

I can make the camera work by holding the power on slider permanantly but obviously this is inconvenient.

Anyone know what could be causing this problem and how to fix it?
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Old Jul 11, 2013, 6:23 PM   #2
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Default fujifilm mx-1500

I can only tell you that I have the same camera model which met the same demise.
I still have the mains adaptor which the camera functions with.
Usage with batteries appeared to become a problem after I had used the camera whilst snow skiing therefore I wonder if it was subjected to extremely cold temperature or took a hard impact.
Unfortunately without the use of battery function it is no longer portable enough for travelling.
Seems very odd how it works with mains supply but not batteries. I have tried a few newly charged batteries and still not worked.
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