Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera ?

Camera is always low on power even when new batteries are installed

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Are you using the high power rechargeables, or normal AA's? Some of these cameras will only shoot 20 pics on AA"s, where the good rechargeables will get 1-200+ shots, check with your manual on recommended batteries.
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