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I have the canon power shot 590 digital camera i keep getting the message CHANGE THE BATTERIES I CHANGE THE BATTERIES AND I GET THE SAME MESSAGE IS IT THE AMERA OR THE BATTERIES? ANN

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Are you changing them with top quality alkaline batteries... digital cameras basically eat batteries and you should invest in some rechargable batteries for it.
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