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My camera always after replacing new charged batteries shows low battery after 2 or 3 shots

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SOURCE: Low Batterie Sign

I had the same prolem. OK, try this. Try to discharge the AA batteries in some use, flashlight or else,,,,then recharge them, full charge, install the batteriers ...they should work fine....
I read somewhere that canon is able free of charge to correct a shortcircuit that the camera is susceptible to develop in the installation of batteries......But I hope the advise will work...
Remove batteries when not in use.

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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SOURCE: canon a590 always low battery with new battey

Don't use regular alkaline batteries (even though you can...) It's a pain to splurge for the more expensive lithium or photo-specific batteries, but they do last. I take A LOT of pictures with my A590, and can usually get several hundred shots out of a set of good batteries. Try Energizer's web site for a coupon, sometimes they have them available.

Posted on Nov 22, 2009

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SOURCE: with fresh batterys after a few shots camera shows

i am afraid u are using a low mAh rating battery. u have not mentioned the type of battery ur using. most digital cameras will use batteries with at least 700mAh rating. if it is AA size battery use 1300mAh rating or more if u want to capture videos as well. 

Posted on Mar 12, 2010

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I have the exact same camera almost a year too. It is a total "swinka" on batteries. About 10-15 shots on super ni-cads, and quits without warning.

A pair of Energizer 7X gave me near 500 shots. Much cheaper but still ...

So 4 months ago I bought a charger and 2 rechargeables. Charge one while using the other one.
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i suggest replacing a fresh battery will most likely solve your prob, overtime rechargeable battery can drain easily, try changing with a new battery and see if it does work well, there might be insufficient current, thats why it tends to drop of voltage easily upon using, 
there is a specified lifetime for rechargeable battery, depends on your usage and charging method, theymaybe fully charged but sometimes wont give you enough power to drive 
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possible short circuit that is draining battery at a speed. get your camera tested at some good repair shop,

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