A&P canon powershot S2 IS

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  1. Gandi1979

    Gandi1979 New Member

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    lately i've been having problems with battery life..when i 1st got it , I had great battery life but here past couple weeks I've been going through batteries left and right...I bought new ones "rechargeable" ones but after about 30 mins they go dead again :wtc: :wtf:
     
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    duracell nimh batteries
     
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    JaimeZX Formerly of :Sep 2001: fame - Also: Sprout Crew OT Supporter

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    Cameras that take AA batteries FTMFL. :down: :down: :down:

    I would never buy a camera that takes AAs. Or at least it would have to be amazing to make up for the inconvenience.

    That said, NiMH batteries suck. Try some Lithium Ion.
     
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    What inconvenience? If your batteries die, a "recharge" is only as far as the nearest gas station or gift shop, and as quick as changing a few cells. I know that the rechargeable lithium batteries last much longer than AAs, but spares are cheap and available everywhere.

    To Gandi1979 - I have a set of Sanyo Eneloops for my K100D. They self-discharge much slower than other NiMH batteries so they can be stored in your camera bag until you need them. Make sure you have a decent charger, too. Maha Power makes some with advanced features, and I've had good luck with a relatively inexpensive Sony.
     
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    The inconvenience of replacing batteries every 10 shots. :down:
     
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    I never had that problem with my S1 IS. I used Lithium and rechargables lasted a good long time. The batteries don't make a camera by the way.
     
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    I'm on 220+ shots on this charge, with about 20% flash use, and the meter still says full. :noes:
     
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    :noes:

    Maybe things are changing. I used a handful of cameras that took AAs about 3 years ago and they all drained the battery dead within 10-15 shots. :dunno:
     
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    just remember rechargeable are 1.2 and normal alkaline are 1.5. Whats the mah on the cells you are useing?
     

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