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Canon 300d flash won't fire. Pops up ok but display just reads "busy" and camera locks up. Must turn on/off to get camera working. External flash works ok.

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This may sound obvious, but have you tried to make surer the battery is fully charged and then see'ing if it still does this? The reason I suggest this is that I had a similar problem and when I fully charged the battery this problem went away. I tend to keep an extra battery (fully charged) plus the charger on hand at all times.

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Hello, My Canon EOS 300D has no display and says busy in the view finder and in the lcd screen also. The focus and flash still work. Can you please tell me what could be the problem. I have taken out the...


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Error 5 is a problem with the flash. Long story short it thinks there is an external flash attached even though the mechanical pop-up still works. It is repairable.

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Most any slave light will work I use a old vivitar flash with a slave module in the cord to camera outlet woks gook for a fill light. helix camera .com ritz camera. or ebay don't digital flashes a little different than strobes i played with the settings until i got the desired lightng I wanted., if your camera has a hot shoe you can get a slave to fire an external flash with it.hope i helped

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Getting "busy" display on all modes except no-flash mode...


The "Busy" code will be on when the camera trys to use a flash and waiting for its charging action. Upon completion of charging the mechanism returns a signal to the camera to fire the shutter.

That means now your camera has something wrong on the flash unit and the camera waits for some certain time frame to finally determine it cannot complete a photo-taking command.

An "ERR 99" denotes that this kind of error has not been encorded explicitly and needs investigation services.

Dec 17, 2007 | Canon Digital Rebel / EOS-300D Digital...

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"busy" in all modes except non-flash setting on 300d


bad memory card most likely.
try reformatting card in camera.
try battery out for 10 seconds for full reset if that does not work.
may have a problem writing to card.
you can also try another card. cf i believe on that camera.
good luck.
mark

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Error 99 only when flash pops up


I know what you two are talking about. I ordered a Canon EOS 300d from a site called "Keh" and I had never used one before... so I get it in the mail on time. The camera works fine for a few minutes then I get an "error 99" and can't do jack with the camera. I researched online and even called keh ... I read and heard that it has to do with the lens... so I sen't the camera back and got my money.

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EOS-300D Flash


your flash is acting to 'fill' for you. fill lighting can be a benefit. if you don't want it, see settings menu to turn off flash until you need it. not difficult and worth knowing how to make simple routine setting adjustments.
good luck
mark

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FLASHING BUSY


How old is the camera? Still under warranty? contact Canon customer support

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