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Canon EOS Elan 7

When I turn my camera on to start taking pictures, the battery blinks in the top window as if I have a low battery. I know this is not true, because I changed the battery more than once. The only thing that I have tried is to clean the battery contact points with an eraser on the end of a pencil.

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I had this problem when on vacation and could not find anyone to work on my camera. Now home I was scared to take into the shop for repairs. I found this in a search and tried it. WORKED PERFECTLY for me. Now to find why the flash does not come up is not as scary... THANKS

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I have the same problem!!

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