Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera ?

Losing power from batteries in a very short time


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It can be a short in the circuit , maybe in the flash unit section that is draining your battery off.
\012make sure the battery is charged and efficient, if so you will need to open the camera to test for high drain..
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Losing power from batteries in a very short time


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