Hillary Grigonis

Hi Dennis, No, this camera uses a rechargeable lithium ion battery. Most manufacturers are switching over, which is a shame for trips like yours where easily replaceable batteries are a good thing. You could pick up a second battery, or we have a...

More 13 days ago

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Is the battery double AA--or a proprietary Lithium-ion? I'm looking for a camera that will use rechargeable AA batteries for a hike across Spain.

More 19 days ago

Hillary Grigonis

Thanks for sharing, Mary!

More about 1 month ago

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I'm unimpressed by the many claims made for the S9700, having wrestled with some of its shortcomings for most of the past year. I've lost count of the times when I've heard the lens mechanism clicking away furiously inside my camera bag, as the ca...

More about 1 month ago

Hillary Grigonis

Good points, thanks for your input, Logan!

More about 1 month ago

/products/623#comment_88

Good review. I also find it annoying that Auto ISO seems to be turned off in Manual mode. Actually, it is more than annoying. It is one more thing that kills this camera for my use. My primary use is to get clear video while driving. This re...

More about 1 month ago

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Thanks, Joe!

More about 2 months ago

/articles/1442#comment_86

Excellent job Hillary …as usual for you! … Joe Prete

More 3 months ago

Hillary Grigonis

It sounds like there is a lens error--perhaps something is stuck in the lens barrel or the lens was nudged slightly out of place. There's a few things you can try, listed in this article: http://www.digitalcamera-hq.com/articles/troubleshooting-fi...

More 5 months ago

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I was just checking my pics and the camera went off without closing its lens..now its not opening. i have tried to charge and then also camera is not opening please help me!

More 5 months ago