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Canon 40d error 99

My husband just got a canon 40d and went out to take some pics and his camera started flashing error 99 he took out the batteries for 5 min still doing it what else can he do. any solutions?

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Try the following diagnosis steps: -

To isolate the cause of the issue, do the following: -

1. Turn off the camera.
2. Remove the lens, battery, and CF card.
3. Allow the camera to sit without power for approximately 20 minutes.
4. Insert only a fully charged battery, and turn on the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.


Does the “ERR 99′ message appear? If so, the camera may be faulty and requires a service. If it does not, then: -

1. Turn off the camera.
2. Insert the CF card.
3. Turn on the camera.
4. Format the CF card in the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.


Does the “ERR 99′ message appear? If so, then the CF card is faulty. Try a different card. If the message does not appear: -

1. Turn off the camera.
2. Clean the gold contacts on the lens by GENTLY rubbing them with a pencil eraser or soft cloth. Keeping the camera face pointing down, also clean the gold contacts on the camera, being careful that you do not let any debris fall into the camera body.
3. Reattach your lens.
4. Turn on the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
If the “ERR 99′ message only appears when one particular lens is attached, then that lens should be examined by a service technician.
If you see the “ERR 99′ with a different Canon lens attached, then the camera is faulty and should be serviced.

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Error 99 all the time , 1 yr old ...started it about 2 months after i bought it


Hum, error 99 eh? Canon's catch all error code, there is a ton of little entities that can cause error 99 from using third party lenses, batteries and even grips but, it all comes back to an electric contact fault. By using a good clean new pencil one with the red rubber eraser most of the error 99 problems can be quickly for lack of words erased. The most obvious problem area if you camera is not fitted with a battery grip is the lens contacts between it and the body of the camera.
Remove the lens, put the body cap on the camera when you are doing this part and while holding the lens as vertical as possible with the contacts down lightly rub the cold contacts. You can use a lens tissue and blow bulb/puffer to remove loose rubber. While you are at it clean all your lenses and put the rear lens cap on while not in use.
Okay the body, it's not as easy but doable, remove the body cap keeping the lens mount and open cavity pointing downward. Lightly rub the body contacts well but also gently, clean any rubber away from the contacts using a lens tissue. Don't use the bulb/puffer as it will blow eraser dust into the camera and possibly cause flecks of dirt to adhere to the sensor.
Once clean reinstall your lens and go do some photography.
Other things that cause this annoying error 99 are grip contacts, battery and recently I got into an error problem and my fix was updating to new camera firmware. That problem took me while on an assignment and would have been embarrassing except my back up was a "Rebel". Winding down the shoot the Rebel started with this error 99. Once back to the studio I did the updates and cleaned every lens I had. Cheers Happy New Year have fun make lots of pictures.

Jan 02, 2011 | Canon EOS Rebel XS 35mm SLR Camera

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Canon Rebel XS Firmware Update MAC Models: Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D...


Canon Rebel XS Firmware Update MAC

Models: Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D
Solves: BUSY Error & Error 99

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Doesyour Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D suffer from either of thefollowing error messages that prevent it from normal operation?
  1. Some cameras may exhibit a phenomenon in which theLCD monitor does not display, the shutter does not release, and the BUSY indication remains lit in the viewfinder.
  2. Themessage, "Err 99 Shooting is not possible. Turn the power switch to<OFF> and <ON> again or re-install the battery", appears onthe camera's LCD monitor, and after the above operation is carried out,the LCD monitor displays in a language that is different from theactual language setting.
Installation of this Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update will solve these problems.

To download the MAC version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware upgrade, click here.

I hope that helps.
__________________________

Follow this link to download the Windows version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update.

Follow this link to download a pdf version of the firmware installation instruction guide.

Follow this link to download the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D Instruction Manual.

on Apr 15, 2010 | Canon EOS Rebel XS 35mm SLR Camera

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Canon Rebel XS Firmware Update WIN Models: Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D...


Canon Rebel XS Firmware Update WIN

Models: Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D
Solves: BUSY Error & Error 99

1b5f347.gif

256bbf1.jpg

Does your Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D suffer from either of the following error messages that prevent it from normal operation?
  1. Some cameras may exhibit a phenomenon in which the LCD monitor does not display, the shutter does not release, and the BUSY indication remains lit in the viewfinder.
  2. The message, "Err 99 Shooting is not possible. Turn the power switch to<OFF> and <ON> again or re-install the battery", appears on the camera's LCD monitor, and after the above operation is carried out,the LCD monitor displays in a language that is different from the actual language setting.
Installation of this Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update will solve these problems.

To download the Windows version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware upgrade, click here.

I hope that helps.
__________________________

Follow this link to download the MAC version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update.

Follow this link to download a pdf version of the firmware installation instruction guide.

Follow this link to download the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D Instruction Manual.

on Apr 15, 2010 | Canon EOS Rebel XS 35mm SLR Camera

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I have a canon rebel XS. It's about a year and a half old, so i am pretty choked it isn't working properly. Awhile ago i noticed i was getting an error 99 message every now and then on my camera...then it...


You have to take it to service center to determine what the error 99 code is this could be to many problems to list, It has to be hooked up to a computer to solve.

Oct 27, 2010 | Canon EOS Rebel XS 35mm SLR Camera

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Have a canon T70 camera I picked up off ebay. Loaded it with film and took a pic of my daughter. Aftrer i shoot the pic the camera did not rewind to the next frame i noticed the shutter locked up about...


Completely. The shutter is badly damaged and I'll be very surprised if your fix has permanently cured it, but fingers crossed... If not, there's only one fix. Chuck the camera away (spare shutter assemblies are nearly as rare as hens' teeth/fresh **** ****) and replace it. There are loads of T-series bodies and later Canon EOS triple digit/Rebel models available for free just by asking on FreeCycle and Freegle. Note that the lens mount used on the T-series is different to the Canon Autofocus mount used on later models. Also plenty of all the other makes as well. You may have to wait and to ask a few times, but it's where I still get the majority of my 35mm film camera equipment.

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Camera is locked with continous busy error, will not download or take pictures


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I can help you fix the BUSY Error or Error 99 of your Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D.

Installation of this Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update will solve these problems:
  1. Some cameras may exhibit a phenomenon in which the LCD monitor does not display, the shutter does not release, and the BUSY indication remains lit in the viewfinder.
  2. The message, "Err 99 Shooting is not possible. Turn the power switch to<OFF> and <ON> again or re-install the battery", appears on the camera's LCD monitor, and after the above operation is carried out,the LCD monitor displays in a language that is different from the actual language setting.
See the firmware instructions and download the firmware upgrade by following these Fixya Tips :

  1. Follow this link to download a pdf version of the firmware installation instruction guide.
  2. Follow this link to download the Windows Version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update.
  3. Follow this link to download the MAC version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update.
  4. Follow this link to download the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D Instruction Manual.

I hope that helps.

Oct 26, 2009 | Canon EOS Rebel XS 35mm SLR Camera

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My 9 month old camera will power up, focus and flash however it will not take the picture. When looking through the view finder, "busy" flashes when trying to take the picture. The battery is fully charged...


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I can help you fix the BUSY Error or Error 99 of your Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D.

Installation of this Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update will solve these problems:
  1. Some cameras may exhibit a phenomenon in which the LCD monitor does not display, the shutter does not release, and the BUSY indication remains lit in the viewfinder.
  2. The message, "Err 99 Shooting is not possible. Turn the power switch to<OFF> and <ON> again or re-install the battery", appears on the camera's LCD monitor, and after the above operation is carried out,the LCD monitor displays in a language that is different from the actual language setting.
See the firmware instructions and download the firmware upgrade by following these Fixya Tips :

  1. Follow this link to download a pdf version of the firmware installation instruction guide.
  2. Follow this link to download the Windows Version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update.
  3. Follow this link to download the MAC version of the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D firmware version 1.06 update.
  4. Follow this link to download the Canon EOS Rebel XS / Canon EOS 1000D Instruction Manual.

I hope that helps.

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Error 99


It's English, but try the following: -

To isolate the cause of the issue, do the following: -

1. Turn off the camera.
2. Remove the lens, battery, and CF card.
3. Allow the camera to sit without power for approximately 20 minutes.
4. Insert only a fully charged battery, and turn on the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.


Does the “ERR 99′ message appear? If so, the camera may be faulty and requires a service. If it does not, then: -

1. Turn off the camera.
2. Insert the CF card.
3. Turn on the camera.
4. Format the CF card in the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.


Does the “ERR 99′ message appear? If so, then the CF card is faulty. Try a different card. If the message does not appear: -

1. Turn off the camera.
2. Clean the gold contacts on the lens by GENTLY rubbing them with a pencil eraser or soft cloth. Keeping the camera face pointing down, also clean the gold contacts on the camera, being careful that you do not let any debris fall into the camera body.
3. Reattach your lens.
4. Turn on the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
If the “ERR 99′ message only appears when one particular lens is attached, then that lens should be examined by a service technician.
If you see the “ERR 99′ with a different Canon lens attached, then the camera is faulty and should be serviced.

Jul 04, 2008 | Canon EOS Elan 7ne 35mm SLR Camera

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Error 99 Canon 30D


I also had this problem.
Try to remove the battery for more than 1 minute.
Also try to remove the CF-Card for more than 1 minute.
For me this only resolved the problem for 5-10 pictures.
Then I had to remove battery and CF-Card again.
The only real solution for this problem is to give the lens to repair.
Because this problem is caused by a wrong adjustment of the lens aperture.

Dec 08, 2007 | Canon EOS Elan 7ne 35mm SLR Camera

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My Canon is displaying - Err 99 what should I do?


Just found this info which should help diagnose the err 99 issues (info direct from Canon apparently)

To isolate the cause of the issue, do the following: -

1. Turn off the camera.
2. Remove the lens, battery, and CF card.
3. Allow the camera to sit without power for approximately 20 minutes.
4. Insert only a fully charged battery, and turn on the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.


Does the “ERR 99′ message appear? If so, the camera may be faulty and requires a service. If it does not, then: -

1. Turn off the camera.
2. Insert the CF card.
3. Turn on the camera.
4. Format the CF card in the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.


Does the “ERR 99′ message appear? If so, then the CF card is faulty. Try a different card. If the message does not appear: -

1. Turn off the camera.
2. Clean the gold contacts on the lens by GENTLY rubbing them with a pencil eraser or soft cloth. Keeping the camera face pointing down, also clean the gold contacts on the camera, being careful that you do not let any debris fall into the camera body.
3. Reattach your lens.
4. Turn on the camera.
5. Depress the shutter button as you would to take a picture.
If the “ERR 99′ message only appears when one particular lens is attached, then that lens should be examined by a service technician.
If you see the “ERR 99′ with a different Canon lens attached, then the camera is faulty and should be serviced.

Apr 10, 2007 | Canon EOS Elan 7ne 35mm SLR Camera

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