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Will only work with 1.5V battery output instead of 1.2V

Canon A80 will only work with batteries giving 1.5V. Should work with rechargeable batteries at 1.2V output

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  • mikej_wells3 May 31, 2009

    Have several sets of NiMH and same with all, will only work with new Alkaline batteries giving 1.5V output, which doesn't last for long at 1.2V camera will not work which Canon says it should.

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How old are the rechargeables? Also, am assuming you are using NiMH and not the inferior low-power NiCads. Rechargeables NiMH really aren't meant to last more than a year or two, regardless of how often they were recharged. If the batteries are older than a year, suggest trying a new set.

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