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Erratic Low Battery Warning

I replaced new alkaline battery and different brand but it shows low battery Warning and shuts down. help me what should i do? thanks

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Cudgegong said in another forum:

To resolve the annoying "change the batteries" problem. Goto menu, choose yellow menu, select
file No. reset to ON. Turn camera off and back on.

Voila fixed.

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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For digital cameras you should use either Rechargeable(whith high Ampere) or high performance alkaline batteries (ie. Lithium Duracel or Enegizer) normal alkaline batteries will not be able to charge the Flash. If you are useing high performance batteries then it is sadly your camera which is faulty. repairing it you could but it is cheaper to get a new camera.

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The obvious solution is that it's time to consider purchasing a new set of rechargeable NiMH batteries. Look on the package for a power rating of at least 2,500 mah. Avoid batteries that do not list the power rating as they are generally inferior batteries.

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Hello justplainles:

Do the others show the same problem?

Try this: RESET ALL in the menu or setup menu.
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You may try alkaline batteries, if it does the same, the camera may need repair.

Some cameras will not set the battery type automatically.

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If you have changed to new batteries and it still shows low battery warning, the camera may need the repair service.

Here is the information from Canon's support page.

Batteries do not last very long in camera (You will need to copy and paste the title on the search field)
"Solution: The PowerShot A550 requires service.

Unfortunately, the issue you describe seems to indicate that your product requires repair service. Canon has excellent service options and we are eager to provide any assistance you may need. Links to the service options that are available for your product are listed below: ..."

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I had exactly this problem and found the solution - I was using the wrong type of batteries.

You might be doing the same so what you need to do is check to see what mAh the batteries you're using. I was using Energizer rechargables with 1300mAh when the camera stopped working and switched to 2500mAh rechargables (on the advice of a friend) as a last desperate attempt to get it to work and it solved my problem. I got 2500mAh Energizer rechargables and would advise the same but you should go for batteries with at least 2100mAh.

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Just a quick question (dont rate yet) Are the AAA's alkalines?

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