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Registered: ‎10-05-2017

Charging the Canon ELPH 180

Can this camera be charged using the USB port

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Registered: ‎11-14-2012

Re: Charging the Canon ELPH 180

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Not unless your manual says so. Most can't. What does your battery list as it's voltage? Most USB ports supply 5 volts at 1/2 amp max. If you have a battery that needs to be charged to 7 volts or more it's not going to happen by pushing 5 V into it.

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Registered: ‎10-16-2012

Re: Charging the Canon ELPH 180

Hi Geoffsri,

 

Thanks for posting.

 

Your camera's battery cannot be charged via its USB terminal.  You must use the included Battery Charger CB-2LF to charge the battery.

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