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HELLO XA CAMERA USERS I HAVE BOUGHT A XA CAMERA BUT THE BATTERIES ARE DEAD NON WORKING THEY ARE OLD TYPE MERCURY PLEASE HELP WHAT TYPE OF BATTERY CAN I USE TO START USING MY XA AGAIN ALL IMFO WILL BE GLADLY RECIEVED MANY THANKS KEN LEICESTER UK
Have you visited the Diaxa site?
This covers the battery issues. In essence, you need two SR44 or equivalent. It's important to get Silver Oxide batteries as they have a better power curve as they drain.
Have fun with your XA! I'm just falling in love with mine all over again
Edit: XA FAQ as well: