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The display does not come on, there is a "busy" sign flashing

When you press the shutter botton there is a clicking noise as though a picture has been taken followed by a beeping noise.

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Sounds like the problem Canon had to fix for me with my S2 IS which did the same thing. My camera shot blank pics. It turned out to be a stuck shutter. The camera makes all the usual noises, but the shutter is stuck closed.

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When I take pictures with my canon rebel eos, sometimes the shutter gets stuck and the picture turns out in a giant blur, or else the image isn't captured at all. Is there any way to fix this? It's a new camera and I'm really disappointed.

Posted on Jan 25, 2010

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