Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

I have a powershot a620. The battery compartment is coming undone...where you hold it..so the batteries have a little jiggle room. When it first "popped out" a small amount it was fine. on a recent trip it started coming apart more and the batteries then quit holding a charge. A fresh set of batteries now lasts about 20 min. I am guessing it might be because they don't have as good of a connection but I cannot get that part of the camera to go back under the "lip" and am afraid to take it apart


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The battery contacts inside the camera, you can pull them up or towards your carefully so that they reach further.

Then close the cover properly and use some tape to hold it closed.

this will keep the batteries with a constant good contact, but I suspect the issue is probably not the batteries, try a higher capasity rechargeable batteries, something to the direction of 2000 or 2500 or more mAh.

I think its very unlikely that a poor contact would be draining the batteries, the mainboard of the camera is probably leaking or draining more energy than when it was new, comes down to poor quality components, things are not made to last these days, just a few years tops, in the intrest of profits...
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