Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

I have a Canon Powershot A710 Digital camera. The batteries never lasted very long before they ran out. I have tried various brands but the life per charge has always been very limited. Any suggestions? Michael


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Alkaline batteries just don't have the power for more than a few pics in today's digital camera. Some brands may have reached their shelf-life in the store, and may have problems just powering startup of the camera right out of the package.\015\012
\015\012Digital cameras for the most part should only be used with rechargeable batteries. Modern rechargeables are 3 to 5 times more powerful than alkalines. And you can recharge them! These days many retailers sell these for around $7 for a package of four (about $15-19 for the batteries with charger). Keep in mind they'll save you big bucks in the long run over alkalines, AND they'll last for at least 100 pictures per charge (and probably many, many more). You'll be very pleased with their performance, and may slap yourself for not buying them sooner. When at the store, look on the package for a power rating of at least 2500 mah. \015\012
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