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New Canon EOS 50D-aperature stays at 0, and won't autofocus.

The aperature stays at 0 and can not be set. Even in pre-programmed settings aperature stays at 0. Also will not auto focus which may be linked to no aperature.

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Send it back ASAP to get the problem corrected in warranty also see if Ritz or another camera store can figure it out before you send it off. Consider getting a warranty from Squaretrade.com within 90 days of your purchase I hope this helps. They also have accidental damage protection too for a reasonable rate.

Posted on Jun 09, 2010

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I've been having the same problem. It annoyed me during a day out once.

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