Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera ?

When I put brand new batteries, it says "Change Batteries"

\015 I have a Canon Power Shot S1 IS 3.2 mp 10X Digital Camera. When I put brand new batteries in it and then turn it on, the displaypicture (bird) comes on briefly, and then the screen goes blackand then the screen say "Change Baterries".Can you tell me what the problem is?Thanks\015

Answers :

Use a Q-tip with alcohol to clean all the batter contacts (battery cover and inside the battery compartment), and a small hook into the compartment to pull up the contacts a little bit up. The idea is to make the batteries connect properly.
Use NiMh rechargeable batteries or Alkaline batteries, don’t use other Dry batteries, which are not designed for digital camera.
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