Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD870 IS Digital Camera ?

Battery pack My camera is saying Change Your Battery Pack, but shows that the camera battery is fully charged. Does this mean the battery is defective and should be replaced?


Answers :

Would like to share what i did...by the way, am one of those who posted with same problem last month.... i sent email to Canon customer service but no reply til now...
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\015\012i simply let the battery drain til the batt indicator is zero or empty.. then i recharged again til full.. when i put back the battery pack, i didn't encounter this prob anymore... whew!
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\015\012i remember i used to charge my battery even if it is just half empty.. esp when am going to some event and i know with this half-charged-batt will not last as long as i need it... i think its a 'No No' to charge a batt until it is empty... also true with other gadgets like laptop and celfones as others would say...so if u need your gadget to last for long.. buy an extra battery pack instead which will come handy when your batt went empty...
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\015\012try it!
I don't know if this will work but it worked for my PowerShot A300.
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\015\012Take a pencil eraser and clean the battery connections inside your camera. Just be sure not to let any eraser flakes inside the camera.
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\015\012The Canon rep indicated it would work for the A300 ... Not sure why it wouldn't work with yours as well.
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\015\012Good luck.
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