Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera ?
Canon PowerShot A95 is using up batteries too fast
\015 We have had our Canon PowerShot A95 for about 5 years, and it seems that it is going through batteries much faster now. Is there anything we can do about it? Thanks.\015
My experience seems to show that it's not your camera as much as it is that batteries (AA type cells) don't have the "juice" they used to have. Try using the Energizer Ultimate Lithium AA batteries. I've turned many of my customers on to them, and they swear by them!
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