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Offline jdlaing

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a850 Battery Life
« on: January 06, 2010, 01:17:10 AM »
How is your a850 Battery life?
Does it seem to drain batteries even when in the off position?

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Re: a850 Battery Life
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2010, 01:34:45 AM »
If it's draining when off I would say there is problem.
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Re: a850 Battery Life
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2010, 10:30:30 AM »
If it's draining when off I would say there is problem.

Almost for certain.
My A900 will draw around 2-3 % if left for 3 weeks without being switched on.
How much drain are you talking about ???


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Re: a850 Battery Life
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2010, 02:21:32 PM »
From about 85% to 55% overnight in the off position in the bag.

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Re: a850 Battery Life
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2010, 03:00:16 PM »
I can leave my a900 on but in the powered down mode overnight and won't drain even half that much.
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Re: a850 Battery Life
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2010, 03:41:02 PM »
From about 85% to 55% overnight in the off position in the bag.


Something definately wrong there !
You'll need to contact the store you got the camera from.


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Re: a850 Battery Life
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2010, 04:28:51 PM »
Hopefully it nothing more than a bad battery.
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Re: a850 Battery Life
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2010, 05:31:05 PM »
I wish it was the battery.
I have four batteries and it does it to all of them.

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Re: a850 Battery Life
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2010, 06:34:25 PM »
It is only one day since I shipped it back and I am having separation anxiety..............

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« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2010, 02:45:34 AM »
I waited a week before calling repairs and they explained a circuit board was faulty and the part is backordered.

I................am an unhappy customer.