Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SX120 IS Digital Camera ?
Canon powershot sx120 si depletes battery life in minutes.
Camera likely has a short, remove the batteries before a circuit completely shorts out and then you'll have no power. You just need to have the camera serviced. The site that is real good for the powershots is: camerasandparts.com In fact, all they do is service for the powershot models, they're amazing if you need help with one of these. I think yours would fall under a power issue and for that model it's only $89 including parts / labor, complete service for the camera, plus the return shipping if you're in the US. They're tough to beat for service for these, they are the place if you need help with a powershot, good luck with the problem.
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