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Canon powershot a300

I have good quality rechargeable batteries bought from a camera shop and when inserted the camera flashes up "insert new battery pack" - startin to do my head in!!

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Re: canon powershot a300

Try to clean batteries host's contacts (cover and inside). By the way, did you charged the batteries before inserting them to camera. In case of a positive answer did you checked their voltage after charging ?

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