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The time and date setting deeps erasing itself everytime my camera is turned off Cannon A480

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This model isn't all that old but I suspect the internal "button" type watch battery has gone dead. This little battery is what keeps the date/time going when the camera is shut off and "normally" last upwards to five years from date of manufacture not date of purchase.
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The time and date setting deeps erasing itself everytime my camera is turned off Cannon A480

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