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HELP......my camera turns off when I zoom in.? Answered

Whenever I zoom in on my camera it almost ammediatly turns the camera off. Any suggestions of whats going on and how to fix it?
(the cameras a kodak EXoptical zoom)

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The zoom is motor-driven, it's a power (low battery) problem.

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Unless the camera has an electrical short that is causing the problem.

 
Strange - I'm sure I put in a "+1" before you lot.

If you're using rechargeable batteries, sometimes one can fail so that if you measure the off-load voltage it looks right, but that voltage will drop right down on load, such as using the zoom.