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My slr camera battery connectors look green and new

Customer Question

my slr camera battery connectors look green and new batteries dont seem to work
JA: Who makes your camera?
Customer: fujifilm
JA: What have you tried so far with your Fujifilm?
Customer: putting in batteries (there were none in it for a couple of years and it was stored in its case)
JA: Anything else you want the Camera Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: the metal connection panel is crusty and has a greenish tinge instead of shiny silver metal
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  oleksandrav-mod replied 10 months ago.
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Expert:  Rich replied 10 months ago.


Try carefully scrapping the green off with a small screwdriver or craft knife until the bare metal can be seen. This should then make a good contact when you put the batteries in.

I hope that helps, Best Regards,