Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera ?
Not accepting batteries we know are charged. Says please replace batteries and turns off. Its nearly 2 years old so out of warranty.
Are the batteries two years old? All things come to an end, and while Ni-MH cells are supposed to be rechargeable hundreds of times under ideal conditions, in real life they will lose a bit of capacity every time until they become a bit short of puff. You could try a couple good quality alkalines- if it won't run with them, then it's a real fault and you might as well buy a new camera. In two years they have gotten much better and cheaper.
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Not accepting batteries we know are charged. Says please replace batteries and turns off. Its nearly 2 years old so out of warranty.
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