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Change Battery I have brand new batteys in camera, but it keeps saying to change the batteries! What to do?

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Re: Change Battery

Some of The Canon Powershot A530 and A540 cameras are subject to an advisory recall. Seems that a small spring on the battery compartment door can short out the batteries. Suspect this of yours, in that you mention that your batteries aren't lasting long. If your camera is on the list, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check the following link for more info:

Finally, make sure you're using rechargeable NiMH batteries rated 2500 mah or better. Digital cameras just use too much power for standard alkaline batteries.

Posted on Jan 19, 2008

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