Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera ?
My Canon S2 IS keeps saying 'change the battery' even if I put the new batteries in. Why...? Thanks.
There is a little coing battery located inside the battery compartment for the AA's. CR1220 you can get this at Radio Shack for about $5. If this battery is bad you will get the change batteries screen no matter how many fresh AA's you put in, Use a good quality alkaline battery such as the Energizer rechargable rated at 2700 mAh.
The Canon Powershot S2 IS is sensitive to the type of AA battery used. Try alkaline batteries (they have to say "alkaline" on the side). I had the same problem, and switching to alkaline batteries fixed it for me.
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