Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A1100 IS Digital Camera ?
With fresh batterys after a few shots camera shows low battery and auto shuts down
I am afraid u are using a low mAh rating battery. u have not mentioned the type of battery ur using. most digital cameras will use batteries with at least 700mAh rating. if it is AA size battery use 1300mAh rating or more if u want to capture videos as well.
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With fresh batterys after a few shots camera shows low battery and auto shuts down
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