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Old May 29, 2010, 7:57 AM   #1
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Default fz38, battery question.

Does anybody know if leaving the camera in 'stand by' mode (button:ON + power save mode 2min) is very power consuming or not?
It would be nice to have the camera 'almost ready' for the next picture, when you go out!

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Old May 29, 2010, 9:26 AM   #2
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Yes, it is drawing current, but the draw is minimal.

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Old May 29, 2010, 9:34 AM   #3
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I've accidentally left mine in the "stand-by" mode for a over a day. It didn't drain very much as far as I could tell. You'd probably save more battery by turning it off (not sure). Comparing the speed of coming out of the power save mode as opposed to powering on - seem about the same to me.

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Old May 29, 2010, 12:49 PM   #4
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I had mine accidentaly left in stand-by for over a week and it still showed a fully loaded battery (I changed the battery before I forgot about the stand-by mode).

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