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Can you recommend a battery which doesnt drain within 24 hours

We seem to get thru batteries after batteries we love th camera but its really starting to be a problem (we are about to have a baby and don't want to be running out of power at a vital point). please can you suggest the best option for us.

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The best batteries on the market are the Energizer Lithium AA cells. There are 2 types, but the Ultimate Lithium are the top drawer batteries. A bit pricey, but because they last so long, you really do save money (and frustration) in the long run.

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