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Fairly brand new (less than 6 months old) Canon rebel xti - shooting in manual mode, then it gives a low battery message. I switch the battery and nothing. I recharge the first battery and install it, again - nothing. I removed the internal battery and left both batteries out for 30 minutes. Nada. I have barely even used this camera and I am furious. Is there anyone who knows what the problem is? If I seriously have to send it back under warranty already after shooting less than 1000 photos, I am getting rid of it and NEVER buying Canon again. A camera this expensive - its just ridiculous.

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If its brand new and with less than 7 monthsof usage, you have to send it back and make valid the warranty.

Such symptoms indicate a malfunction o the DC/DC voltage converter circuitry, and the camera has two of them located in different boards.

In order to perform a correct diagnostics and repair of it, it is necessary to open such camera and perform it by a qualified camera repair technician.

I hopeyou already sent it back. If not, then I do suggest you to do it immediately.

Best regards,

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