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Canon powershot a300

I have good quality rechargeable batteries bought from a camera shop and when inserted the camera flashes up "insert new battery pack" - startin to do my head in!!

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  • lacey lindsay Feb 27, 2008

    i can review my pictures but i cant take any, the screen is black.

  • lacey lindsay Feb 27, 2008

    i can review my pictures but cannot take them because my screen is black.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2008

    have exactly same problem for a year now as has a friend, she bought different camera cos so fed up!



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Try to clean batteries host's contacts (cover and inside). By the way, did you charged the batteries before inserting them to camera. In case of a positive answer did you checked their voltage after charging ?

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