Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A630 Digital Camera ?

Have put fresh batteries in my canon a630 and fired off 3-4 shots when the camera tells me to replace the batteries. The camera then shuts down. A meter tests the batteries ok. What can I do to fix it? Roger

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Did you tried to use strong Duracell alkaline ...or something much relieable?? I have about the same problem with a philips (Lumix) it eats batteries about in an hour..if they are good ones...and it is just the way they work ..if they are cheap ones its stays about 15 minutes than beeps and thats all...
another thing when yo do not use the camera remove the batteries from inside..(you never specified how far apart in time you took those photos ) ...cause even if you do not make any photos..if you let the batteries inside for about 24 hours they are gone...This new digital cameras have some consumers inside even in shut down mode..
so ...if they were cheap batteries..and you took the photos in a 12 hours interval..this is not a issue ...but just the way they function ...
Buy some good ones...or chargeable ...ones...they are available on the net ..try on Ebay ..and get about 8 if you use 2 at the time ...this will give you the independence from the source for a few hours..
take a look in this list ...and after that search there for a charger too..suitable for the batteries you get ...
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