Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I just bought a refurbished canon A590 digital 8.0 meg, 4x optical zoom, LCD display screen camera via eBay. after only shooting 40 shots, some of them using flash (like 3 or 4 shots out of 40), i found the camera showed battery used up sign. then, it refused to shoot any more. i checked the voltage of the batteries with my old VOM. the batteries were not used up. the meter read they still had 1.35 out of 1.5 volts. i'm just disappointed that the camera can't use up the rest of the


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Decentralize the batteries.
To properly test a battery it must be under load. This means that it has to be loaded by the device that is using it or an equivelent load resistance, and at the same time the voltage reading taken.
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\015\012If a battery is tested with without proper loading, then there is no way to know its true output. All batteries have internal resistance. As the battery is depleted its internal resistance goes up.
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\015\012I found that with chargeable batteries, on the average after about 2 to 3 years they start to require replaceing.
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\015\012Jerry G.
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