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Battery won't hold a charge

My camera battery doesn't hold a charge. Take 3 or 4 pictures and the battery shows it's empty. Would buying a new rechargeable battery solve the problem.

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  • river_run21 Dec 03, 2008

    I have the same problem. I did buy a new battery and still have the problem so I suspect it is not in the battery

  • Anonymous Dec 06, 2008

    my canon s500 do the same thing...

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Buying recharable batteries will not solve the problem of the battery draining quickly but will help save $ by not having to purchase so many disposable batteries. Check your user guide to see what kind of batteries your camera will accept. Lithium ion rechargeable is the best if compatible. Lithium ion disposible (CRV3) will last a long time as a secondary choice if compatible. Some cameras drain batteries more quickly than others. Just a tip to help reduce the drain: don't use your LCD screen when unnecessary (such as scrolling through several of your pics in-between snapping pics).

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