Having problems with your Fuji FinePix Z1 Digital Camera ?

Battery i inserted my battery incorrectly and cannot take it out. i dont mind damaging the battery because i can buy a neew one. have you anyy suggestions that might help to remove th battery



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A tool known as "duck-billed" pliers works for the stuck in the wrong way battery syndrome. They are flat-nosed, pliers of the "needle-nose" variety.
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