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The Canon Powersht A470 has a small button battery
\015 The Canon Powershot A470 has a small button battery hidden away to the side of the two AA batteries. Difficult to see. Nowhere in any manual or web page is this little battery mentioned. Mine is now flat, and I still do not know why it is there, what it does, or which model to order. Anyone help, please ? Chris Fourie Madagascar\015
This is the date battery. Ir remembers the date and time when you remove the AA batteries so you don't have to reset the date/time each time you replace the main batteries. Check page 159 in the manual (or somewhere around there) for information. The battery type is CR1220 (a fairly standard type), and should be available at electronic stores.
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The Canon Powersht A470 has a small button battery
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