Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera ?

My canon powershot a470 wont stay on i put new batteries in it and it still wont stay on for longer then a second

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Check your battery if it's an alkaline. you should use battery that doesn't contain mercury and shooting at night can cause short life on battery...
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