Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera ?

When i put the new batery it will display "change the batery" and automatically power off the camera

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This camera takes AA batteries. You must use good alkaline batteries or better, a set of high capacity NiMH recharegables. Zinc batteries just aren't up to the task.

New rechargeable batteries are supplied only partially charged. You need to charge them fully before use.
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