Question about Canon Cameras
Judging from the hundreds of hits and top position of this issue, Canon cameras have a propensity for falsely reporting low battery condition and then shutting down, even if the batteries have just been changed. I've had this experience with a Canon PowerShot A490, an otherwise good pocket camera that is rendered useless by this serious defect. This failure happens to develop just outside the 1-year warranty period. I consider this kind of failure a product of calculated, engineered obsolescence to force repurchasing of cameras every 1 to 2 years. It's a ripoff of the photography customer. Canon's reputation and sales deserve to suffer for putting defective cameras like this on the market.
Posted on Mar 02, 2013
What type of batteries are you using .... is there any thing shown on the LCD ...like the battery low indicator when it shuts down
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