Question about Canon PowerShot A400 Digital Camera
I have 2 canon A400 cameras. They are both 7 years old. They have both stopped, in the past 2 months, saving the date. I'v replaced the 2 batteries with no improvement. What is wrong? Stanley Quinn
You need to replace the internal battery which is located in the battery compartment and it is a CR 1220 battery, by putting a new one in this will resolve your problem
Posted on Mar 20, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Either the replacement battery was dead or the camera needs to be serviced. If the date/time needs to be reset every time the camera powers up, the camera is not receiving the power it needs from the date battery.
Posted on May 08, 2008
You need to replace the lithium date/time battery. It is a CR1220 coin cell and it's replacement can be done using the instructions on page 109 of the advanced guide. If you don't have a copy you can get one here:
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Posted on Nov 16, 2008
The date battery needs to be replaced. It is a CR1220 "button" battery. Instructions for replacing it are on page 117 of the Advanced Camera User Guide, which can be viewed/downloaded here.
Posted on Feb 23, 2009
SOURCE: will not save date
Time to change out the CR1220 battery that keeps the camera's time. It's located under the rubber flap on the left side of the camera (with the A/V and power inputs plugs). Just pry out its slide door with your fingernail, and take the little battery to your local drug store. It runs about $3 to $4 for a replacement.
Posted on Apr 26, 2010
hi, there's a capacitor on the main pcb that you need to change just to save the time and date even you turning off your camera. bring to service center and maybe the service charge is cheap.
Posted on Jun 22, 2010
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