Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S30 Digital Camera ?

Bought new batteries because I thought the old ones were worn out - same problem. After just a few shots they go dead... Is it the camera?


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Probally not. it could be that you are using the wrong type of batterys(I.e. maybe it takes alkaline as apposed to reg. batterys) i would say try a differnt kind of battery
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