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Problems detecting charged battery packs

My 20d camera, after about a dozen shots, displays the dead battery signal. i have to disconnect the grip, blow into the battery chamber, and reconnect it. of course, to only have it happen again after another dozen shots. it has crippled my efforts with candid shots. help! ...and thanks ahead of time for anyone who has the solution.

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I have not used the camera grip attachment, but I get about 4 hours of operation with the normal internal battery - I use a Duracell DRC511.

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I assume that you are using a Canon battery. I wonder what blowing into the battery chamber does? My thought is that a connector is loose or a component is overheating. Either way, I would strongly suggest that you take your camera to your nearest Canon Digital repair shop. I do hoope it is still under warranty.

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