Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera ?

Canon A590 battery problem, low life, won't work with good batts

\015 Camera says ''Change the Batteries'' even when they'll power my old A70 for many, many shots even with flash, or power my 4xAA incandescent headlamp.\015

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I had this problemt too. I cleaned the contacts with rubbing alcohol on a cotton swab, then replaced the batteries with Duracell (not the cheaper Sunbeams I had been using). This worked like a charm.
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