Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera ?

My camera seems to lose battery power very quickly even after i have put in new batteries. Is there an internal battery that needs to be replaced?


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\015\012What type of batteries are you using, the Lithium ones will last longer and recommended for the unit.
\015\012If they are still draining then the unit has a faulty conection somewhere and will need to be sent back to be serviced - common cause for this is been dropped
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