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Canon550 flash problem

I've had my Cannon 550 for about 6 months now and its been working very well... But the flash stopped functioning about a month ago. I can still take pictures in all the modes without flash.. but when I turn the flash on, the ready light goes on, but the picture isn't taken. Is this a problem I can fix? or should I take it to the shop?

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Re: Canon550 flash problem

Hi I got resolved the same problem recently with the help of Canon Local Service Center, basically its the problem with flash..

Posted on Jan 04, 2008

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Re: Canon550 flash problem

Having the same problem, although after about a year of having it. i've come to the conclusion that the flash itself is broken, if you shake the camera you'll hear something moving around (at least that's my case) and i'm supposing it's similar to a burnt light bulb kinda thing. so the solution would probably be to send the camera to canon itself or find someone who can replace the flash (and buy one as well). I can't do either because I live out of the US =(

Posted on Jul 05, 2007

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