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Change Batteries....? Hi there, I have owned the Canon A 95 for almost 2 years now. Since a couple of weeks back its not been working at all. It keeps saying "Change Batteries" even after i put in a new set of batteries. After a few seconds of turning it on, it says Change Batteries and shuts off. Triedputting in new batteris a few times but still no luck. Any help would be highly appreciated!

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  • tgat Mar 08, 2008

    Yes, I have the same problem as well. I'm currently using Energizer 2500 mAh rechargeable batteries. Whenever I do recharge them, I can only take 2 pictures and then the screen says: Change the batteries.



    Please advise.

    Thanks

  • sjef Mar 23, 2008

    Ik have the same problem en a friend of mij to

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2008

    I have the same problem with my A95. I have tried two different sets of NiMH batteries - which work in our other digitial camera, and have even tried two different chargers. The camera shuts down as soon as it is powered up in 'camera' mode. This appears to be an internal camera problem, not a simple battery issue.

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    CameraR May 11, 2010

    Are you using alkaline batteries? Have you tried a better brand, or more preferably high output rechargeable NiMH batteries (2500 mah or better)?

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Ok.. did you guys try a reset? Just remove the batteries, wait for 60 seconds then put them back in.. that should reset the camera..

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