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Do I recharge Canon camera elph 135, you again? when I asked

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do I recharge Canon camera elph 135
JA: What's the exact make and model of the camera? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: you again? when I asked before and gave info you said "Thank you" and never heard again, POWER SHOT ELPH 135 !
JA: What happened right before this popped up? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: tried to turn camera on - can't. don't have recharger for battery
JA: Anything else you want the camera expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: great' pass me on!
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Russell H. replied 10 months ago.

Hi, thank you for contacting My name is Russell. I will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.

I am looking up info on the specific camera model .... and will post again in a minute or two.

Expert:  Russell H. replied 10 months ago.

If your battery pack in the camera is the NB-11L, then you need a Charger CB-2LF.

A source for that charger is


and the price, with shipping and tax, might be about $ 20, or less.

As for whether that will cure the problem:

How old is the camera? in months or years since you bought it.

Has the camera been dropped or otherwise subjected to mechanical shock(s) in its lifetime?

Has the camera been operated in or subjected to, temperatures below 32 degrees F (freezing point) or above about 100 degrees F ?

Has it ever been subjected to a humidity higher than 85 % or gotten wet ?

How long has the battery or batteries in the camera been in-use? If over a year, then you might possibly have a battery/batteries that are getting weak.

Rechargeable batteries do get weaker with time, and eventually fail to deliver enough power to start up a device like a digital camera; they then need replacing.

The replacement battery needs to be charged up for 6+ hours before its first use, owing to its having been on a shelf for a considerable time.