Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?
My camera is using up batteries very quickly
\015 I have a Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital camera and it is using up batteries in a matter of minutes. What's wrong with it?\015
Are you using the normal pencil batteries? Please change to rechrgable nickel cadmium batteries. This will be more lasting.
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Just bought a Canon Powershot sx10is. Bought used. worked fine at first. Now when I try to power on the camera the LCD screen quickly flashes white. The camera never turns on. I have tried various types of batteries including alkaline and rechargable. I have also tried replacing the small watch type battery that is in the camera (CR1220) and nothing works. Any Ideas?
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I'm using a Canon PowerShot A570IS, and am getting only 20 to 30 photos from fully charged Sanyo AA HR6 2000mAh batteries. I'm using the Sanyo Ni-MH quick charger that was sold along with the batteries. What do I need to do to get back to the 200 shots per battery set that was common when the camera was new -- about 3 years ago. Thank you for any pointers.
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I have an Olympus Camedia C-50 Zoom camera that has worked fine for a few years, but suddenly when I open the lens cover, the camera does not turn on. I charged the battery and it is fine, and I can use the quick view button in the back to see what I have already taken, but the lens will not come out and turn the camera on. What can I do?
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A few months ago my camera started having problems. no matter how many times i change the batteries, the camera still will not turn on and when it does it flashes a quick image and then the screen goes black and it dies without taking in the lens!!! i am very VERY careful with it and have never dropped it, so i do not understand why it is not working! the Camera is only a year old and i have used it quite a few times and it has never had a problem until now.
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My camera is using up batteries very quickly
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Brand new alkaline batteries in my Sony Cybershot DSC-H2 go flat extremely quickly. Is the camera broken or am I using the wrong batteries?
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My camera is now going through batteries very quickly - 10 pictures per set of batteries - even less if using the flash. what could be the problem?
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